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SYSTEM S ENGI NEERI NG

TONEX SYSTEMS ENGINEERING COURSE CATALOG


We will guide your team through the process of using advanced sys-
tems engineering methods to:
Systems Engineering • Reduce cycle time
• Reduce the risk of project failure
• Meet complex systems requirements
900 - Requirements Analysis And Management • Meet Quality of Service, performance and reliability requirements
Workshop Objectives:

Cost: $1699 | Duration: 2 Day(s) Upon completion of this intensive course, the participants will:

• Understand systems engineering requirements analysis and


For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/900/
design
• Explore system engineering management
901 - Systems Engineering Fundamentals Level I • Utilize tools and techniques essential for development of
complex systems
Cost: $1,499 | Duration: 2 Day(s)
• Explore applied practical problems to aid understanding systems
Systems Engineering (SE) Fundamentals helps attendees to understand engineering reliability and performance issues
systems engineering processes, application, and its value to the suc- • Produce designs and cost estimates of complex products
cessful implementations of the systems developments projects. • Work with customers to better translate user needs into
outstanding delivered products
This two-day course will introduce attendees to the principles of Sys- • Define optimal verification and validation programs tailored to
tems engineering (SE). After completion of the course, attendees will the organization and its customers
be able to implement SE processes, tools, and techniques in the de- • Effectively use advanced IT processes to increase product
sign and development of products and services development productivity and effectively manage design data
and interfaces
The course is a key to achieving reliable, efficient, cost-effective • Manage risk in a cost constrained environment
products and services in diverse fields, including communication and • Trade systems resources including technical, cost, and schedule
network systems, software engineering, information systems, manu- • Explore software requirements engineering
facturing, command and control, and defense systems acquisition and • Understand software life-cycle models
procurement. The course also teaches techniques for accurately elicit- • Explore product technical quality assurance
ing, analyzing, and specifying software requirements.
For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/901/

This course also provides a comprehensive overview of the activities


that comprise software requirements engineering including software
902 - Systems Engineering Fundamentals Level II
requirements elicitation, analysis, and specification. These activities
are introduced as they occur in the context of systems engineering Cost: $1,499 | Duration: 2 Day(s)
and various software development life-cycle models. Introduction to
Systems Engineering Level II introduces attendees to a proven and ad-
specific methods, tools, and notations for each of these activities is
vanced system engineering process and methodology that can be ap-
included.
plied to any complex project. The course will assist with the organiza-
tion of requirements, the identification and management of risks, the
Of the many techniques for eliciting, analyzing, and specifying re-
establishment of real system boundaries for development activity, re-
quirements, no one technique applies to every problem. Rather, a
liability and quality assurance.
combination of techniques is often most appropriate to address an in-
dividual problem. Thus, in addition to acquiring skills in specific tech-
Objectives:
niques and notations, students learn to recognize when the use of
these techniques and notations is appropriate. UPON COMPLETION OF THIS INTENSIVE COURSE, THE PARTICIPANTS
WILL:
Software developers learn how to reduce the number of errors in soft- • Apply standards (ISO, EIA, and IEEE), the SEI Capability Maturity
ware requirements by implementing appropriate combinations of elic- Models - Integration (CMM - I) throughout the development
itation, analysis, and specification activities for specific problems. process.
• Understand advanced systems engineering processes
Systems Engineering Fundamentals helps your organization with Re-
• Utilize advanced engineering disciplines and program/project
ducing Cycle Time, Meeting Complex Systems Requirements, and En-
management
suring Project Success. It provides ability to perform systems engi-
• Demonstrate its role and value in the development of products,
neering well is pivotal to its ability to remain competitive.
processes, and services

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• Understand advanced concepts in the development cycle,
generating requirements, selecting alternative solutions, QA, 904 - Error Control Coding (ECC) Fundamentals
testing and measuring of solution development relative to Cost: $1599 | Duration: 3 Day(s)
requirements.
• Produce designs and cost estimates of complex products faster Error control coding (ECC) uses controlled redundancy to detect and
and cheaper correct errors. When ECC is used to correct errors this is called For-
• Work with customers to better translate user needs into ward Error Correction (FEC). The method of error control coding used
outstanding delivered products depends on the requirements of the system (e.g. data, voice, and
• Define optimal verification and validation programs tailored to video) and the nature of the channel (e.g. wireless, mobile, high inter-
your company and your customer’s risk threshold ference).
• Manage risk in a cost constrained environment
Error control coding (ECC) Fundametals provides a concise introduc-
• Trade systems resources including technical, cost, and schedule
tion to basic coding techniques and their application. The fundamen-
• Explore case studies including templates, and checklists that
tal concepts of coding theory are explained using simple examples
support the systems engineering approach.
with minimum use of complex mathematical tools. The selection of
Prerequisites: This is an advanced course with course 901 as a
appropriate codes and the design of decoders are discussed.
prerequisite.

For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/902/ This course is an introduction to error control coding. The field of er-
ror control coding is aimed at devising efficient encoding and decod-
ing procedures to achieve reliable transmission of information across
903 - Telecommunication System Engineering channels which are corrupted by noise.

Cost: $1,499 | Duration: 2 Day(s) Objectives:

The course presents a technical overview of telecommunication net- In this course we will focus on various encoding and decoding
works from a system viewpoint, with the aim of showing how one dis- strategies which have proved important in practice. Upon completion
cipline can interact with another to reach a desired goal. It covers all of this course, the participant should have a knowledge of the
the concepts necessary for a complete understanding of the design of following topics:
practical telecommunication networks, whether they are meant to car-
• Error Control Coding (ECC)
ry voice, data, facsimile, telemetry, video, or any combination of
• Linear Algebra for Coding
these. Both local and long distance (toll) switching and transmission
• Linear Block Codes
along with VoIP and convergent networks are covered, all in great de-
• Cyclic Codes
tail.
• Goppa - BCH Codes
Objectives: • Finite Geometry Codes
• Block codes Convolutional Codes
This course provides you with a comprehensive telecom system
• Convolutional encoders-
engineering fundamentals covering today and tomorrow's
• Burst Error Codes
technologies and concepts.
• Viterbi decoding
• Digital Signal Processing • List decoding
• Optical Fibre Communication Systems • Sequential decoding
• SONET/SDH/DWDM/MEMS • Trellis coded modulation
• Microwave Passive Circuits Design • Combining Modulation and Coding (Trellis Coding)
• Microwave Active Circuit Design • Hybrid ARQ
• Antennas for Mobile and Satellite Communications • Applications of ECC
• Optical Fibre Technology Prerequisites: None
• Radio Communication System Engineering
• Telecommunication Networks For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/904/
• and more...
Prerequisites: This is an introductory course with no prerequisites.
905 - Wireless System Engineering
For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/903/
Cost: $1,499 | Duration: 2 Day(s)

Wireless System Engineering addresses the complicated engineering


issues with building wireless communications networks and compo-
nents.

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Objectives: • Justify making equipment more reliable
Upon completion of this book, you should have a good understanding Prerequisites: This is an introductory course with no prerequisites.
of:
For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/906/
• How wireless communication works.
• The physics behind wireless communications.
• What components make up a wireless network. 907 - Root Cause Failure Analysis
• The Transmission Control Protocol/IP (TCP/IP) and how it relates Cost: $1,499 | Duration: 2 Day(s)
to the conventions of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI)
Reference Model. Root Cause Failure Analysis provides the concepts needed to effec-
• The various wireless technologies available today. tively perform industrial troubleshooting investigations. It describes
• The methodologies used to design and implement a wireless the methodology to perform root cause failure analysis (RCFA), one of
network. the hottest topics currently in maintenance engineering. It also in-
• Designcutting-edge filters, amplifiers, RF switches, oscillators, cludes detailed equipment design and troubleshooting guidelines,
and more which are needed to perform RCFA on machinery found in most pro-
• Calculations for impedance matching, analysis of wireless links, duction facilities.
and completing a frequency plan
Objectives:
• Link budget calculations
• RF and Microwave Circuit Design for Wireless Communications • Identify common manufacturing errors and deviations
• Understand how to prioritize failure events to analyze, preserve
Prerequisites: This is an introductory course with no prerequisites.
failure data, and order a failure analysis
For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/905/ • Explore systems failure analysis methods and techniques
• Develop and implement effective and efficient root cause failure
analysis programs
906 - Reliability Engineering • How to make RCFA a structured, team based, analytical approach
Cost: $1,499 | Duration: 2 Day(s) • and more...
Prerequisites: Basic engineering knowledge or equivalent is preferred.
Reliability engineering is the function of analyzing the expected or ac-
tual reliability of a product, process or service, and identifying actions For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/907/
to reduce failures or mitigate their effect. Engineers analyzing reliabil-
ity typically carry out reliability predictions, FMEA or FMECA, design
testing programs, monitor and analyze field failures, and suggest de- 908 - The Consultative Committee For Space Data
sign or manufacturing changes. Reliability engineering can be done by Systems (CCSDS) Training Fundamentals
reliability engineers, design engineers, quality engineers, or system
Cost: $1999 | Duration: 2 Day(s)
engineers. The overall goal of reliability engineering is to make your
product more reliable in order to reduce repairs, lower costs, and to The Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) was
maintain your company's reputation. To best meet this goal, reliability formed in 1982 by the major space agencies of the world to provide a
engineering should be done at all levels of design and production, forum for discussion of common problems in the development and
with all engineers involved. operation of space data systems. It is currently composed of ten
member agencies, twenty-three observer agencies, and over 100 in-
Objectives: dustrial associates.
This course provides you with a comprehensive reliability
Since its establishment, it has been actively developing Recommenda-
fundamentals covering today and tomorrow's technologies and
tions for data- and information-systems standards to a) reduce the
concepts and also covers:
cost to the various agencies of performing common data functions by
• New tools in reliability engineering principles eliminating unjustified project-unique design and development, and
• How operations can improve reliability of their processes b)promote interoperability and cross support among cooperating
• How to influence improvements in availability space agencies to reduce operations costs by sharing facilities.
• How someone can assist in reducing process failures
• How someone can calculate the cost of unreliability for making This course covers CCSDS's goals and benefits, end-to-end data
business decisions to attack problems of unreliability. syetms, space data system physical interfaces, space data system
• Find out reliability tools helpful for providing supporting functional model and recommendations.
evidence during root cause analysis failure investigations
• Find reliability tools and techniques helpful for understanding Objectives:
failure data • Introduction to CCSDS
• How to make business decisions, based on the failure data • Overview of the problem to solve

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• Overview of CCSDS's data- and information-system • Understanding Systems and Systems Engineering
Recommendations (Blue Books) • System Requirements Development
• Introduction to Space Protocol Stack • System Concept and Architecture Development
• Overview of CCSDS End-to-End Data System • Creating a High-Performing Team for Systems Engineering
• Introduction to space data system physical interface and space • Constructing Systems Engineering Requirements
data system physical interface functional model • Performing a Functional Analysis
Prerequisites: Basic Networking Knowledge • Developing a Systems Architecture
• Performing System Design and Development
For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/908/
• Conducting Technical Reviews and Audits
• System Integration, Verification, and Validation
• Verification and Validation Testing Details and Processes
915 - INCOSE Certified Systems Engineering
• Project and Risk Management
Professional (CSEP)
• Managing System Cost and Schedule Estimation
Cost: $4999 | Duration: 4 Day(s) • Producing the System
• Systems Engineering Management and Planning
TONEX INCOSE Certification of Systems Engineers preparation Certifi-
cation is an occupational designation issued by an organization that Prerequisites: Requirements for Certified Systems Engineering
provides confirmation of an individual's qualifications (specific knowl- Professional (CSEP) SE Experience - 5 years minimum in multiple SE
edge and/or skill level) in a specified profession or occupational spe- disciplines Education - Bachelor's degree/equivalent in technical field
cialty. (Additional experience must be substituted for non-technical degree)
5 more years of engineering for non-technical Bachelor's (total 10
Our experienced instructors work with you, tailoring the Boot Camp years) 10 more years of engineering if no Bachelor's degree (total 15
content to your needs. We can even conduct Boot Camp onsite at your years) Recommendations from at least 3 Colleagues/Peers/Managers
business! Using real-life examples and interactive exercises, we teach who are knowledgeable in Systems Engineering Pass Certification
practical ways to maintain your valuable systems engineering princi- Exam * Application and Fee Submittals Required Application requires
pals needs. copy of degree transcript or diploma Application fee is paid by TONEX
to INCOSE Test fee is paid by TONEX to INCOSE when scheduling exam
TONEX also assists the students in completion of the process for cer-
For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/915/
tification providing examples of thewith the following forms:

• Application for Systems Engineering Certification


• Instruction Letter to References 916 - Product Safety Fundamentals
• Certification Reference Endorsement Form Cost: $1699 | Duration: 2 Day(s)
Once the application has been approved by INCOSE, TONEX will
For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/916/
schedule the course attendees for the exam at one of the Prometric
locations. There are no prescheduled group examinations at any
events. 917 - Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC/EMI) Boot
Camp
Objectives:
Cost: $3999 | Duration: 4 Day(s)
SE Disciplines Qualifying for SE Experience

• Requirements Engineering For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/917/


• Risk and Opportunity Management
• Baseline Control
1450 - Advanced SCADA (Level II)
• Technical Planning
• Technical Effort Assessment Cost: Call for Details | Duration: 2 Day(s)
• Design Development
This course provides advanced SCADA technical overview of the
• Qualification, Verification, and Validation
emerging trends, advanced applications, operations, management and
• Process Definition
security.
• Tool Support
• Training Objectives:
• System Integration
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
• Quality Assurance
• Specialty Engineering • Explain the basic SCADA operations
The boot camp will include the following topics: • Explore Advanced SCADA Systems
• Review telecommunications services related to SCADA

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• SCADA Network Operations and Management • Explain SCADA performance and Optimization considerations
• Describe SCADA security architecture • Explore project planning process of SCADA
• Describe the security issues with a SCADA system • Discuss successful and unsuccessful SCADA deployments
• Design a SCADA Security Policy • Step through a practical process for managing SCADA Systems
• Look at access control to field devices with Microsoft Active • Explore the current and future SCADA market trends
Directory
For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/1499/
• Review interception and analyzing Modbus/TCP network traffic
with a sniffer
• Understand unauthorized commands to field device
• Setup and configure a Modbus/TCP firewall
• Review SCADA security policies
• Understand Firewall architecture, DMZ, and rulebases
• Review SCADA protocol security issues
• Understand Securing field communications
• Explore user authentication technologies and integration with
SCADA applications
• Review access control principles and implementation
• Look at active Directory integration with SCADA applications
• Explore how to Detect cyber attacks on SCADA systems
• Explore vulnerability scanning
• Review security patch management
• Review anti-virus protection and management
• Review SCADA security standards
Prerequisites: Understanding of a SCADA system. is recommended.

For detailed information: http://www.tonex.com/Courses/1450/

1499 - SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data


Acquisition) Fundamentals
Cost: Call for Details | Duration: 2 Day(s)

This course provides a thorough technical overview of the principles


behind SCADA engineering. The course covers the basics of SCADA
system components, architecture, protocols, security and theory of
operations. The course shows you how to evaluate potential SCADA
benefits of applying the technology to your process application.

Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Explain the basic architecture and components of a SCADA


system
• Describe the component technologies behind a SCADA system
• Apply potential benefits of SCADA applied to NYCT
• Understand the base standards that apply to SCADA
• Calculate the “scan time” required for SCADA systems of various
sizes
• Recognize that Human Machine Interfaces are just a part of
SCADA
• Understand the terms used in describing the technology
• Understand digital coding, protocols and modulation
• Discuss the technical aspects of RTUs, PLCs, MTUs, and
communications methods
• Review SCADA System Design Considerations