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Aerospace Systems Engineering Certificate Training by Tonex

The aerospace systems engineering sector is not staid. New trends are constantly emerging.

For example, as the aerospace industry strives for lighter, stronger components in aircraft bodies, fuselages, and engines, it has steadily replaced aluminum with new composites and alloys, including titanium, graphite, fiberglass, reinforced epoxy, and ceramics.

Electric propulsion is also making headway in the aerospace systems engineering arena. In efforts to achieve sustainable air travel, global companies and agencies, both big and small, are developing new forms of electric propulsion systems. 

Organizations in sectors such as automotive and aerospace find systems engineering especially useful to identify alternative solutions, prevent any unforeseen problems, and ensure the customer is satisfied with the quality of the finished product.

Aerospace and Defense engineers operate and maintain equipment used in developing, testing, producing, and sustaining new aircraft and spacecraft.

Aerospace engineering involves both aeronautical engineers who design aircraft that fly within Earth’s atmosphere, and astronautical engineers who work with the science and technology of spacecraft that fly outside Earth’s atmosphere.

Defense engineering on the other hand focuses on the development and production of technology that is used to ensure national security and maintain the stability of governments and nations throughout the world. 

Often aerospace and defense cross paths, as in aerospace defense engineers who work in the aerospace & defense industry.

Aerospace Systems Engineering emphasizes understanding and controlling the response of aerospace structures to complex interactions using a broad range of technologies.

Aerospace Systems Engineering involves a systems approach to the design, efficient operation and modification of high-tech devices for the aeronautical and defense industries. A key challenge for the development of aerospace systems is the need to be as light-weight as possible, yet highly reliable.

Aerospace systems engineering is a trade that applies engineering science in the development and study of aircraft, spacecraft and their related technologies. It is one of the most important branches of engineering and has helped humankind to explore the skies and space above.

Aerospace systems engineering is an all-encompassing field of engineering that relates to the development of flights that happen within and outside of our atmosphere.

Aerospace Systems Engineering  Certificate Course by Tonex

Aerospace Systems Engineering Certificate Aerospace is a certificate with  of Systems Engineering Training Level 1, and Level 2 as the basic requirement. By earning Aerospace Systems Engineering Certificate, you’ll learn more efficient and effective ways for leading and completing aerospace projects, creating aerospace products and managing the needs. Using a systems approach to aerospace project design, management and review will help participants to become more efficient and productive.

Systems engineering is an organized approach to developing and implementing Aerospace systems. The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) defines systems engineering as “an interdisciplinary approach and means to enable the realization of successful systems. It focuses on defining customer needs and required functionality early in the development cycle, documenting requirements, then proceeding with design synthesis and system validation while considering the complete problem.” It is crucial to use the systems engineering approach in designing Aerospace systems and infrastructure so that the technology effectively supports the management and operation of the Aerospace system.

Who Should Attend
This certificate is designed for aerospace professionals, engineers, program and project managers who want to gain practical knowledge for leading and completing aerospace projects.

Certificate Benefit

  • Fine-tune your interdisciplinary skills to plan, design, build and test aerospace systems
  • Gain skills and learn about frameworks and tools that help managing projects, meeting deadlines, reducing risk, and adhering to budget requirements.
  • Earn a recognized industry credential.
  • Taught by Experts in the Field

What You Will Learn?

  • The fundamentals of systems engineering
  • Systems engineering functions, life cycle, management, problems, solutions and challenges.
  • How to develop a systems engineering plan for a project
  • The benefits of systems thinking and systems engineering to aerospace projects
  • Tools and methods for creating systems engineering architectures
  • Modeling and simulation applied to aerospace systems engineering
  • How to formulate an effective plan for writing system requirements
  • Discuss process, strategy, or methodology for systems engineering applied to aerospace systems
  • How to apply lean and agile to aerospace systems and systems engineering processes
  • How to use systems thinking methods and tools for leading complex aerospace projects
  • Implement and manage an aerospace systems engineering product/project lifecycle.
  • Learn to think more holistically about aerospace systems verification and validation
  • How to develop aerospace system engineering reliability and safety requirements
  • How to operate, maintain, sustain, retire and replace aerospace systems


Course 1: Introduction and Overview of Systems Engineering

Introduction to Systems Engineering

  • Systems Engineering Overview
  • Brief History of Systems Engineering
  • Systems Engineering Principles

Overview of INCOSE Systems Engineering Framework and Process

  • Economic Value of Systems Engineering
  • Systems Engineering and Other Disciplines
  • Systems Engineering Core Concepts
  • Systems Approach Applied to Engineered Systems
  • Systems Science
  • Systems Thinking
  • Representing Systems with Models

Systems Fundamentals

  • Introduction to System Fundamentals
  • Types of Systems
  • Systems Approach Applied to Engineered Systems
  • Overview of the Systems Approach
  • Identifying and Understanding Problems and Opportunities
  • Problem vs. Solution Domain
  • Synthesizing Possible Solutions
  • Implementing and Proving a Solution
  • Deploying, Using, and Sustaining Systems to Solve Problems
  • Applying the Systems Approach
  • Systems Science
  • Systems Thinking
  • Principles of Systems Thinking

SE and Management

  • Introduction to Life Cycle Processes
  • Life Cycle Models
  • Concept Definition
  • System Definition
  • System Realization
  • System Engineering Verification and Validation (V&V)
    System Deployment and Use
  • Systems Engineering Management
  • Product and Service Life Management

Introduction to Life Cycle Processes

  • Generic Life Cycle Model
  • Applying Life Cycle Processes
  • Life Cycle Processes
  • Integration of Process and Product Models
  • Lean and Agile Engineering

System Definition

  • System Requirements
  • System Architecture
  • Logical Architecture Model Development
  • Physical Architecture Model Development
  • System Design
  • System Analysis
  • System Realization
  • System Implementation
  • System Integration
  • System Verification
  • System Validation
  • System Deployment and Use
  • Operation of the System
  • System Maintenance
  • Logistics

Representing Systems with Models

  • What is a Model?
  • Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • Overview of SysML

Test 1

Course 2: Aerospace Systems Engineering Training (Level 2)

Pre-requisite: Level 1

Course Modules (Level 2

Systems Engineering Management

  • Systems Engineering Management
  • Planning
  • Assessment and Control
  • Risk Management
  • Decision Making and Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Information Management
  • Quality Management
  • Product and Service Life Management

Applications of Systems Engineering

  • Product Systems Engineering
  • Service Systems Engineering
  • Enterprise Systems Engineering
  • Enterprise Systems Engineering
  • Systems of Systems (SoS)
  • Architecting Approaches for Systems of Systems
  • Capability Engineering

Enabling Systems Engineering

  • Enabling Businesses and Enterprises
  • Enabling Teams
  • Systems Engineering Organizational Strategy
  • Determining Needed Systems Engineering Capabilities
  • Assessing Systems Engineering Performance
  • Developing Systems Engineering Capabilities
  • Role of Culture
  • Enabling Teams
  • Team Capability and Dynamics
  • Technical Leadership in Systems Engineering
  • Enabling Individuals
  • Roles and Competencies
  • Ethical Behavior

Other Related Disciplines

  • Systems Engineering and Environmental Engineering
  • Systems Engineering and Geospatial/Geodetic Engineering
  • Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering
  • Systems Engineering and Project Management
  • Systems Engineering and Software Engineering
  • Systems Engineering and Quality Attributes
  • The Nature of Project Management
  • Relationships between Systems Engineering and Project Management
  • Human Systems Integration
  • Manufacturability and Producibility
  • System Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability
  • System Resilience
  • System Resistance to Electromagnetic Interference
  • System Safety
  • System Security

Aerospace SE Implementation Examples

  • Matrix of Implementation Examples
  • Implementation Examples
  • Defense System Examples
  • Space System Examples
  • Project Management for a Complex Aerospace Project
  • FAA Advanced Automation System (AAS)
  • Federal Aviation Administration Next Generation Air Transportation System

Agile, Lean and Model-Based Systems Engineering Applied

  • Lean Systems and Solution Engineering applies
  • Fundamentals
  • Definition
  • Metrics
  • Value Proposition
  • Agility
  • Complimentary and Contradictory Relationships
  • Lean-Agile practices to align
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering (MASE) Applied to Aerospace
  • Digital Engineering
  • Set-Based Design

Workshop: The “V” Systems Engineering Model Applied to Aerospace Systems Engineering 

Aerospace Technical Processes

  • Feasibility Study/Concept Exploration
  • Concept of Operations (ConOps)
  • System Requirements
  • System Design
  • Software/Hardware Development and Testing
  • Integration and Verification
  • Initial Deployment
  • System Validation
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Retirement/Replacement

Aerospace Project Management Processes

  • Project Planning
  • Project Monitoring and Control
  • Risk Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Applying Systems Engineering
  • The Traditional Project Life Cycle and Systems Engineering
  • Applying Systems Engineering in Your Project
  • Applying Systems Engineering in Your Organization

Test 2

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