Introduction to MBSE with Arcadia/Capella (1 day)

Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) offers significant opportunities for improving productivity and quality. This introductory training will allow you to discover the ins and outs of the MBSE Arcadia method, initially developed by Thales, and widely used now in the industry.

Systems engineers have been making use of modeling techniques for a long time. Based on both Functional Analysis and the SysML language, Arcadia (Architecture Analysis and Design Integrated Approach) is a Model Based Systems Engineering method aimed at defining and validating the architecture of complex systems. After having tested the method internally, and developed an accompanying workbench, Thales has decided to make it public, through the open-source Capella tool (inside the Eclipse community).

This introductory training will enable you to discover the ins and outs of the Arcadia method and its specific modeling language. We will also focus on the benefits of a workbench adapted to the method, through examples and demonstrations of the associated Capella tool. A language, an approach, a tool: these are the three pillars needed for the success of the Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).


1 day


Project managers, architects, system engineers,
wishing to discover Model Based Systems Engineering
through the Arcadia method and the Capella tool



Teaching Method:

Theoretical presentation with examples
Capella tool demonstrations



System and SE
What is a Model?

Arcadia Principles
Operational Analysis
System Analysis
Logical Architecture
Physical Architecture

Capella by Example
Tool Features
Operational Analysis
Capella Illustration
System Analysis
Capella Illustration
Logical Architecture
Capella Illustration
Physical Architecture
Capella Illustration

Arcadia Summary
Capella Highlights
Capella Ecosystem

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