July 31, 2018

Introduction Railguns (Figure 1) are an interesting combination of electrical and mechanical design, testing the capabilities of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) to connect these domains. In Part 2 of this blog series, we described the composition of the system and the requirements governing it. In this section, we will create a generalized electrical schematic using

July 25, 2018

Introduction The concept of electromagnetic railguns has fascinated researchers in fields from defense weaponry to space launch. It also provides an interesting demonstration of the power of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE). In Part 1 of this blog series, we described the basic physics of such a system and used SysML to model the overall concept

July 19, 2018

Introduction The promise of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) is that we can capture all aspects of a system, including architecture, design, analysis and operations, in a single unified digital model. The challenge is that the development of complex systems requires the use of many different software tools and databases. The objective of this TechNote is

July 9, 2018

On July 9, 2018, Dr. Dirk Zwemer, President of Intercax LLC, gave a presentation at the INCOSE International Symposium in Washington, DC, on “MBSE for Electronic Voting System Security”. The primary objective of the presentation was to support three propositions using the example outlined in Figure 1: Figure 1 Modeling Architecture MBSE can provide a

July 2, 2018

With Syndeia 3.2, Intercax offers a new capability for user-defined mappings in model transformations. Syndeia, the MBE (Model-Based Engineering) platform from Intercax, enables the creation of a single digital model distributed over multiple engineering software tools. Part of building that total system model may require transforming part of a model in one tool into an

June 15, 2018

With the 3.2 release, Syndeia is now available as a standalone client. In addition to its existing plug-ins for MagicDraw and Rhapsody, Syndeia can now be used by team members without a SysML modeling tool. This is made possible by the introduction of Syndeia Cloud, a server-based repository for the for inter-model-connections. In Figure 1,