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Title: Using CORE Model-Based Systems Engineering Software to Support Program Management in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of the Biomass Program

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National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
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USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Biomass Program
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Conference: [Proceedings of the] 17th Annual International Symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE 2007): Systems Engineering: Key to Intelligent Enterprises, 24-28 June 2007, San Diego, California; Related Information: See NREL/CP-150-40811 for preprint
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United States

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Simpkins, P., Riley, C., and Sandor, D. Using CORE Model-Based Systems Engineering Software to Support Program Management in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of the Biomass Program. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Simpkins, P., Riley, C., & Sandor, D. Using CORE Model-Based Systems Engineering Software to Support Program Management in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of the Biomass Program. United States.
Simpkins, P., Riley, C., and Sandor, D. Mon . "Using CORE Model-Based Systems Engineering Software to Support Program Management in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of the Biomass Program". United States. doi:.
title = {Using CORE Model-Based Systems Engineering Software to Support Program Management in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of the Biomass Program},
author = {Simpkins, P. and Riley, C. and Sandor, D.},
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