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Course Number: 11501
Length: 3 Days
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SysML Training

SysML (Systems Modeling Language) is considered one of the most popular tools in MBSE in terms of engineering applications.

SysML enables a Model-Based Systems Engineering approach to improve productivity and quality while reducing risk during systems development and is used in a broad range of industries including aerospace and defense, automotive and biomedical.

System models expressed in SysML provide a cross-disciplinary representation to enable integration with other engineering models and tool.

The use of SysML was formalize by JPL and later identified by INCOSE as the primary modeling environment for SE projects. You can use SysML to link Requirements, to Functions, to Logical Implementations, and eventually to the Physical/Spatial design.

SysML is also used to represent the overall architecture and to maintain consistency between your analysis and simulation models. Use it to allocate, consume, decompose, generate and trace requirements.

SysML supports the specification, analysis, design, verification, and validation of a broad range of systems and systems-of-systems. These systems may include hardware, software, information, processes, personnel and facilities.

Analysts in this sector believe SysML expresses systems engineering semantics (interpretations of notations) better than UML. It reduces UML’s software bias and adds two new diagram types for requirements management and performance analysis: Requirement diagrams and Parametric diagrams, respectively.

SysML is smaller and easier to learn than UML

Additionally, SysML gives you common rules, elements, and relationships to use to model your system. SysML are rules for drawing diagrams that help you communicate structure and behavior better than alternatives such as textual descriptions or naive block diagrams or traditional flow charts.

A useful starting point is with traditional flowcharts. SysML has a set of rules for Activity Diagrams. These are basically flowcharts that have benefits such as:

  • Improved readability
  • Improved express-ability
  • Formalized so users can be more certain about meaning

Also, SysML maintains consistency across all the views. The advantage of a modeling tool over these presentation or drawing tools is the model itself. If element names or relationships change over time, those changes are automatically propagated to all system views.

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SysML Training Course by Tonex

Systems Modeling Language Training Course is an extension to Systems Engineering training providing a comprehensive and practical resource for modeling systems with SysML.

SysML Training

The Systems Modeling Language (SysML) is a visual modeling language useful for Systems Engineering applications supporting the specification, analysis, design, verification and validation of a broad range of systems and systems-of-systems (SoS).

These systems may include hardware, software, information, processes, personnel, and facilities. SysML is a dialect of UML 2, and is defined as a UML 2 Profile (Profile = UML customization that uses Stereotypes, Tagged Values, and Constraints). SysML is an enabling technology for Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

SysML for Systems Engineering includes Systems modeling, System Analysis and System Design as essential enabling techniques for systems engineering processes Systems Modeling Language, a subset of UML for Systems Engineering.

SysML Training Course provides technical details of SysML as a systems engineering modeling language. The syntax of SysML is covered and each concept is explained through a number of hands-on practical application workshops and a complete SysML v1.3 Reference Guide.

Read SysML FAQ

Learn about:

  • UML and SysML
  • Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) approach
  • SysML diagrams and language
  • Look at SysML from the systems engineering process viewpoint
  • Develop a system conceptual model and architecture using SysML
  • System architecture, modeling and design with SysML

The SysML training course covers the following:

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the SysML concepts, terminology and modeling notation
  • Shows attendees how to create analysis and design models with SysML
  • Covers the complete system-modeling life cycle from requirements to validation of the system
  • Presents many practical case studies
  • 50% lectures and 50 % practical (hands on exercises).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the attendees will be able to:

  • Describe UML
  • Describe SysML
  • Describe model-based systems engineering approach
  • List SysML diagrams and language concepts
  • Apply SysML as part of a model based SE process
  • Explore transitioning to SysML
  • Synthesize and analyze existing architecting approaches to enhancing creativity while reducing ambiguity and complexity
  • Utilize out-of-the-box holistic system thinking
  • Develop a system conceptual model and architecture using SysML
  • Define system architecture, modeling, form, function, structure and behavior with SysML
  • Describe how a system’s function emerges from its form and behavior
  • Describe the notions of system, product, service, and project with SysML
  • Model a combined Project-Product Life cycle Management system and study the benefits of the project-product synergies with SysML
  • Work with real life projects using SysML

Course Agenda

Overview of Systems Engineering (SE)

  • Systems Engineering Overview
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering
  • SysML Language Overview
  • SE Practices for Describing Systems
  • Specifications
  • Interface requirements
  • System design
  • Analysis & Trade-off
  • Test plans
  • Stakeholders Involved in System Acquisition

What is Model-based systems engineering (MBSE)?

  • What is a model?
  • Principles behind MBSE
  • Formalized application of modeling to support system requirements, design, analysis, verification and validation activities
  • SE Artifacts and transitions to MBSE
  • System Life Cycle Specifications
  • Interface requirements
  • System design
  • Analysis & Trade-off
  • Test plans
  • MBSE benefits
  • Modeling at multiple levels of the System
  • Operational model
  • System model
  • Component model
  • MBSE to support complex predictive and affects-based modeling
  • Relationship between SysML and MBE/MBSE

Overview of  SysML

  • Diagram Overview and Language Concepts
  • What is SysML?
  • UML for Systems Engineering
  • SysML Diagram Taxonomy
  • A subset of UML with extensions
  • SysML as a UML Profile
  • Systems including hardware, software, data, personnel, procedures, and facilities
  • SysML in specification, analysis, design, verification, and validation of systems

Overview of System Modeling with SysML

  • Functional/Behavioral Model
  • Performance Model
  • System model
  • Structural/Component Model
  • Other Engineering Analysis Model
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering Benefits
  • Shared understanding of system requirements and design
  • Assists in managing complex system development
  • Improved design quality

The Structure of an Element or System

  • System
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Data
  • Procedure
  • Facility
  • Person

SysML Diagram Techniques

  • Use Case
  • Requirement
  • Activity
  • Block Definition
  • Internal Block
  • Sequence
  • State Machine
  • Parametric
  • Package
  • Allocation Tables

SysML Modeling Elements

  • Allocations
  • Rationales
  • Diagram Frames
  • Model Views and Viewpoints
  • Problems

SysML Diagram Taxonomy

  • Behavioral Diagram
  • Activity Diagram
  • Sequence Diagram
  • State Machine Diagram
  • Use Case Diagram
  • Requirement Diagram
  • Structural Diagram
  • Block Definition Diagram
  • Internal Block Diagram
  • Package Diagram

Working with SysML

  • Structure: Definition and Use
  • Behavior: Interaction, State Machine and activity/functions
  • Requirements
  • Parametrics
  • SysML Diagram Frames
  • Package Diagram
  • Views
  • Internal Block Diagram
  • Allocations
  • Basic Structural elements


  • Working with a SCADA System Modeling Example and Functional Analysis using SysML
  • Systems Engineering of a Sustainable Energy System Example Using SysML
  • Modeling MQ-8 Fire Scout Project using SysML
  • Structure and Concepts
    • The Requirement Diagram
    • Allocation
    • Block Diagrams
    • The Parametric Diagram
    • The Use Case Diagram
    • The Activity Diagram
    • The State Machine Diagram
    • Interaction Diagrams
    • General Modeling Elements
    • Actor Categories
    • Discipline-Specific Elements
    • Extended Requirement
    • Essential Activity
    • Domain Block
    • Weighted Requirement Relationships
    • Continuous and Secondary Use Cases
    • Stakeholders
    • Systems and Subsystems
    • System Context Elements
    • System Processes
    • SysML Language Architecture
    • Model with Packages
    • Structure with Blocks
    • Constraints with Parametrics
    • Flow-Based Behavior with Activities
    • Message-Based Behavior with Interactions
    • Event-Based Behavior with State Machines
    • Functionality with Use Cases
    • Cross-Cutting Relationships with Allocations

SysML Reference Guide

SysML Language Architecture

  • Design Principles
  • Architecture
  • Extension Mechanisms
  • SysML Diagrams

Structural Constructs

  • Model Elements
    • Overview
    • Diagram Elements
    • UML Extensions
    • Usage Examples
  • Blocks
    • Overview
    • Diagram Elements
    • UML Extensions
    • Diagram Extensions
    • Stereotypes
    • Model Libraries
    • Usage Examples
  • Ports and Flows
    • Standard Ports
    • Flow Ports
    • Item Flows
    • Diagram Elements
    • UML Extensions
  • Diagram Extensions
    • FlowPort
    • FlowProperty
    • FlowSpecification
    • ItemFlow
    • StandardPort
    • Stereotypes
    • Block
    • FlowDirection
    • FlowPort
    • FlowProperty
    • FlowSpecification
    • ItemFlow
  • Constraint Blocks
    • Overview
    • Diagram Elements
    • UML Extensions
    • Diagram Extensions
  • Stereotypes

Behavioral Constructs

  • Activities
  • Diagram Elements
  • UML Extensions
  • Interactions
  • Overview
  • Diagram Elements
  • State Machines
  • Use Cases

Crosscutting Constructs

  • Allocations
  • Requirements
  • Diagram Elements
  • Profiles & Model Libraries


SysML Training

Who Should Attend

Systems engineers, system modelers, system architects, software engineers, system integrators, analysts and designers, product developers, project leaders, project heads,

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