OS3703 Systems Assessment

This course provides an understanding of Cost Analysis (CA) and Test and Evaluation (T&E) applied to the acquisition and support of DoD weapon systems. It introduces operations research techniques fundamental to the evaluation of concepts, processes and systems. Topics include cost estimation, effectiveness estimation through the T&E process, techniques for conducting design trades, and managing the risk involved. Development of communication skills is accomplished through oral presentations and written reports.


A graduate course in probability and statistics or permission of the instructor

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  • As Required