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Systems Engineering Awareness: Architecture Basics

Time limit: 90 days

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Topic Description: Architecture Basics

Systems architecture transforms a stakeholder concept into a solution ready for hardware and software design.  The architecture effort understands the system use, identifies constraints, and develops work products that depict an evolving architecture with alternatives.  In this micro-course, the art and science of systems architecture is defined including terminology, methods, and frameworks.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this micro-course, students will be able to:

    • Define the concepts of architecture definition
    • Identify elements and uses of architecture 
    • Identify common architecture frameworks
    • Define how architectural drivers and quality attributes influence architecture design
    • Identify techniques to develop and evaluate architectures
    • Define an approach to develop physical and logical architectures
    • Identify the difference between system and enterprise architectures