Online References for Systems Engineering

Below are a good set of references for learning about systems engineering. I will post new references as I find them, and please share any you may have. Enjoy!

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Space Systems Engineering by NASA & The Saylor Academy 

This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) was offered in Spring 2014. The course materials are now offered as a self-paced course completely free of charge.



INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook

The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is the most influential organization for systems engineers. INCOSE members may download the handbook for free.

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NASA Systems Engineering Handbook

I have not personally used this handbook, but it’s free 🙂


Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge (SEBoK) WikiSEBoK logo

A free reference, although the content can be a bit dry.