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Systems Engineering


Systems Modeling Language (SysML) is available in the Systems Engineering edition and Ultimate edition of Enterprise Architect.

To model Systems using SysML in Enterprise Architect, you work through the following steps:

These steps are represented graphically in the following flow:


Create a Systems Engineering Model

You can create a Systems Engineering Model from a template provided with Enterprise Architect. To do this, follow the steps below:

  1. In the Project Browser, either:
  • Click on the New Model From Pattern icon in the toolbar
  • Right-click on a model root node and select the Add a New Model using Wizard context menu option, or
  • Right-click on a package and select the Add | Add a New Model using Wizard context menu option.

The Select Model(s) dialog displays.

  1. In the Select From field, click on the drop-down arrow and select Systems Engineering Model. Alternatively, if it is listed in the Technology panel, select the Systems Engineering Model item.
  2. In the Name panel, select the checkbox next to the Systems Engineering Model icon.
  3. Click on the OK button.

The following model structure is created in the Project Browser:

SEModel Browser

The Systems Engineering Model diagram, shown below, encapsulates the key components of the Systems Engineering model.

SystemsEngineering Model