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Coping with Variability in Model-Based Systems Engineering: An Experience in Green Energy [chapter]

Salvador Trujillo, Jose Miguel Garate, Roberto Erick Lopez-Herrejon, Xabier Mendialdua, Albert Rosado, Alexander Egyed, Charles W. Krueger, Josune de Sosa
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) is an emerging engineering discipline whose driving motivation is to provide support throughout the entire system life cycle.  ...  In this paper we describe our experience in modeling variability using SysML, a leading MBSE language, for developing a product line of wind turbine systems used for the generation of electricity.  ...  We would like to express our gratitude to Glenn Meter and Marty Bakal for their promptly support with the Gears/Rhapsody bridge.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-13595-8_23 fatcat:7uxcxkxdbfgy3htwaskdgyy7ia

Control systems engineering

1986 Microprocessors and microsystems  
This project is concerned with the development of a dual formulation of the dynamics of nonlinear electro-mechanical systems in terms of the co-energy variables.  ...  based on energy functions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0141-9331(86)90308-x fatcat:z4rjfal2uja3dnt3ptvvmk6buq

Control Systems Engineering [chapter]

2010 Controlling Uncertainty  
This project is concerned with the development of a dual formulation of the dynamics of nonlinear electro-mechanical systems in terms of the co-energy variables.  ...  based on energy functions.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781444328226.ch3 fatcat:vbg2pm3qang3ricvbfo65rlgdq

Reconciling hydrology with engineering

Demetris Koutsoyiannis
2013 Hydrology Research  
A fertilizing field of mutual integration of hydrology and engineering could be the study of change and the implied uncertainty and risk, which we cannot eliminate yet we can live with and cope with, in  ...  Several negative experiences from the developments in the last years may make us think that reconciling hydrology with engineering could help hydrology to land again from the virtual reality into the real  ...  Again here engineering hydrology, with its particular experience in studying and managing natural variability can substantially help.  ... 
doi:10.2166/nh.2013.092 fatcat:tqutf4je35cajgbkcdcahihwuu

New trends for design towards sustainability in chemical engineering: Green engineering

J. García-Serna, L. Pérez-Barrigón, M.J. Cocero
2007 Chemical Engineering Journal  
to foster green engineering and sustainable development in the future.  ...  Resilience Engineering, Inherently Safer Design, Ecological Design, Green Chemistry and Self-Assembly.  ...  Level 2, a sampling loop, aimed at obtaining real data from the system to cope with the uncertainty of predictions. Probabilistic models are used for these simulations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cej.2007.02.028 fatcat:vhov2l6harfinnt4aknk26wrhi

Engineered perception architecture for healthcare

Mihai Nadin, Asma Naz
2019 Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments - PETRA '19  
A design concept of an intimate architectural space informed by knowledge of anticipatory systems was developed for the purpose of generating variable personalized environments.  ...  Experiencing sensory-pleasing environments and recreating perceptions of past lived environments can benefit patients greatly in coping with irreversible conditions (e.g., dementia) or during healing after  ...  We are also considering the model of an "Experience Machine" [37] as a possible medical application for behavior-based methods of medical care.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3316782.3321525 dblp:conf/petra/NadinN19 fatcat:4zitppt6qna2hbsc7hregudvzq

A Resilience Engineering Approach for Sustainable Safety in Green Construction

Lucio V. Rosa, Josué E. M. França, Assed N. Haddad, Paulo V. R. Carvalho
2017 Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems  
Developing this principle, this research describes a new way to deal with risk assessment in the green construction industry using a resilience engineering method based on the functional resonance analysis  ...  The functional resonance analysis method defines a systemic framework to model complex systems based on combinations of function variabilities during normal work.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Paulo Carvalho acknowledges the grants from Conselho Nacional de Pesquisas (CNPq) and Fundação de Amparo a Pesquisa do Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ) that were partially used in this research.  ... 
doi:10.13044/j.sdewes.d5.0174 fatcat:eiwohpbjrncojeixwwnozbptga

Information engineering [chapter]

2015 Engineering Technology, Engineering Education and Engineering Management  
To cope with input overload, an Information flow system, such as an Army unit, uses several adjustment processes.  ...  As an example, two tanks, one with the engine out, the other with the fire control system out, were hooked together to produce one operable system.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b18566-169 fatcat:f4tnw42ycbegvofa7lngfplooa

Sustainability in software engineering: a systematic literature review

B. Penzenstadler, V. Bauer, C. Calero, X. Franch
2012 16th International Conference on Evaluation & Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE 2012)  
Conclusion: High complexity requires clear concept definitions and consistent, traceable models. One method to cope with high system complexity that might prove helpful is systems' thinking [11] .  ...  Supporting sustainability in software engineering is becoming an active area of research.  ...  model UML-based green alignment selection decision making model intelligent computation S in SE Verweij et al. 2010 A perspective IT perspective on integrated environmental modeling software engineering  ... 
doi:10.1049/ic.2012.0004 dblp:conf/ease/PenzenstadlerBCF12 fatcat:iysbuthz7ffpfplk5aayunjole

Engineering of regulated stochastic cell fate determination

M. Wu, R.-Q. Su, X. Li, T. Ellis, Y.-C. Lai, X. Wang
2013 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
Combining mathematical modeling and flow cytometry, we show that our engineered systems are bistable and that inherent gene expression stochasticity does not induce spontaneous state transitioning at steady  ...  Guided by numerical simulations, experiments are designed and performed with quantitatively diverse gene networks to test model predictions, which are verified by both flow cytometry and singlecell microscopy  ...  (A) Based on the ordinary differential equation (ODE) model with 8 ng/mL ATc induction, derivatives of state variables are mapped onto an energy quasipotential landscape that directs the system's evolution  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1305423110 pmid:23754391 pmcid:PMC3696818 fatcat:e4sh237dxvbd3mhesj6k3gjyp4

Environmental and architectural engineering [chapter]

2017 Advances in Energy Science and Equipment Engineering II  
However, these and other issues could be addressed in further research with this model. v DEDICATION To my long suffering wife and children, with many thanks for care along the journey. vi  ...  While some simulation models accurately model the "Law of the River," no optimization model to date has combined this ability with a prescriptive solution at a monthly timestep for use in reservoir operations  ...  also thank Tim Magee for all his support and encouragement during this work, Janet Yowell for the copyediting of some of the papers submitted as a result of this work, and Terry Fulp for his efforts in  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781315116167-75 fatcat:gbg76hnfnbdflba3o3re5hg63y

5 Tools for Systems Engineering [chapter]

Sebastian Engell
2022 Integrated Chemical Processes in Liquid Multiphase Systems  
Traditionally, this step is very much based on the experience of the developers, gained in previous investigations.  ...  In the beginning, the main goal is to single out promising options based on a preliminary evaluation of their potential, which necessarily has to be done with incomplete knowledge or under uncertainty.  ...  An energy conservation equation based on the temperature variable is added to describe heat transfer processes, since the system is only stable for a narrow temperature window.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110709858-005 fatcat:is7thj65pjdrnlmid7jubgochi

Engineering Applications of Intelligent Monitoring and Control 2014

Qingsong Xu, Pak-Kin Wong, Minping Jia, Chengjin Zhang, Ping-Lang Yen
2015 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
Intelligent monitoring and control is an important issue in various engineering domains including mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, control engineering, civil engineering, biomedical engineering  ...  Following the inaugural special issue, the main focus of this year's annual issue is on emerging intelligent system approaches with the goal of monitoring and controlling various physical processes with  ...  The classifier proposed in this work is evaluated in fault diagnosis experiments which are performed with a DC drive system model.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/523156 fatcat:h7ck7y34lbg7tbc3gluhvesyd4

Algorithm for Customizing the Material Selection Process for Application in Power Engineering

Katarina Tomičić-Pupek, Ilija Srpak, Ladislav Havaš, Dunja Srpak
2020 Energies  
towards green digital business.  ...  Disruptions in the global market are influencing value and supply chains reminding businesses and industries that variability and diversity of supply chains may be essential for surviving and sustainability  ...  Energies 2020, 13, 6458  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13236458 fatcat:r7xa4ep53nb65nc4rn3m2fx2za

Green Cloud Software Engineering for Big Data Processing

Madhubala Ganesan, Ah-Lian Kor, Colin Pattinson, Eric Rondeau
2020 Sustainability  
An open source VM consolidation framework, Openstack NEAT is adopted and experiments are conducted on a Multi-node Openstack Cloud with Apache Spark as the big data platform.  ...  This research work addresses the gap of conducting real physical cloud infrastructure-based experiments.  ...  Green IoT and Big Data (Green Software Engineering) Internet of Things is currently positioned as an added value for applications in the future [25, 26] (e.g., smart systems [27] and provide support  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12219255 fatcat:lo75yjfu6jf7ljjyytabu4srme
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