Engineering Disciplines Committee

Engineering Disciplines Committee

The Engineering Disciplines Committee of the Professional & Educational Activities Board (PEAB) is currently involved in several projects in the field of software and systems engineering.

If you are interested in participating in this work, please contact the PEAB-ED Chair, Rich Hilliard.

Updates on current PEAB projects can be found to the right.

Useful Links

SEVOCAB: Software and Systems Engineering Vocabulary

Enterprise IT Body of Knowledge

SWEBOK Evolution

Work on the next iteration of SWEBOK, The Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge, began in Fall 2016. 
The SWEBoK Guide describes generally accepted knowledge about software engineering.  
For further information on the SWEBoK Evolution visit:

If you would like to participate, contact Rich Hilliard.


SWEBOK V3.0 Available

The current version 3.0, published in 2014, of the SWEBOK(R) Guide is available in .PDF and paperback formats.
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SWEBOK Wiki Available

Please click here to see SWEBOK in wiki!

SEBoK News

Version 1.6 Released
Version 1.6 of SEBoK was published on 18 March 2016 at For details on what's new in this version see SEBoK Release History.

The Guide to the Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge (SEBoK) consists of seven parts broken into 25 knowledge areas with 114 topics, as well as five use cases, nine case studies, and six vignettes to illustrate the contents. It includes a 343-entry glossary and 232 primary references, plus hundreds more additional references. The SEBoK represents contributions from 70 authors around the world and comments from hundreds of reviewers.


GRCSE (Graduate Reference Curriculum for Systems Engineering) is now available to the public at


SEBoK and GRCSE are both parts of the Body of Knowledge and Curriculum to Advance Systems Engineering Project, commonly called "BKCASE," of which IEEE Computer Society is a participant and co-sponsor.

Engineering Competencies News

In 2016, we are integrating industry-standard competency models with our bodies of knowledge.

An initial Software Engineering Competency Model (SWECOM) is available. Individuals may download the document here.

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