Scientific Principles of Test and Evaluation

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Review the acquisition life cycle and developmental, operational, interoperability and live-fire testing. Covers the basics of modeling and simulation, including model construction, model taxonomy, simulation applications, availability of modeling and simulation (M&S) resources and verification, validation and accreditation. Explore the development of new applications to streamline the product development and test and evaluation processes, including Design of Experiments and other statistical tools, along with their effects on T&E and M&S and systems engineering.

Who Should Attend

Engineers, technicians and managers who handle modeling and simulation

How You Will Benefit

Upon completion of this course, student will:


Course Materials

Each participant will receive a copy of the course notebook with slides.

Course Administrator

Steven "Flash" Gordon


Course Agenda

Phases of T&E and the relationship to the acquisition lifecycle

T&E as part of systems engineering

T&E approach derived from mission

Scientific methods to support T&E

Test plans and test reports

M&S overview

Continuing Education Credit

This program meets the criteria for the nationally accepted Continuing Education Unit (CEU). Each participant successfully completing this 3-day course will earn 1.95 CEUs. This course is a required course for the TEREC Test & Evaluation Certificate.

Course Schedule, Fees, and Location

Course Info


Registration for this course is done through the Georgia Tech Continuing Education Department. To register on-line, use the Continuing Education Information/Registration Page for this course. Once there, click on "Register" A phone number is provided for those who do not wish to register and pay on-line.

Last Updated January 5, 2015