System Safety Engineering and Risk Management



    This course focuses on the evaluation of system design and process safety from the standpoint of risk, using system safety analysis techniques. Topics covered include concept of risk, system definition, hazard identification, risk assessment, risk management, sensitivity analysis and economics of system safety methodology, mathematics of systems analysis including statistical methods, Boolean algebra and reliability. Skills gained include the ability to calibrate a risk assessment matrix, perform preliminary hazard analysis (PHA), failure mode and effect analysis (FMECA), fault tree analysis (FTA), job safety analysis, event tree analysis, task analysis, process flow analysis, HAZOP (hazard and operability) analysis, and other system safety analysis techniques.

    Course period20/08/17 → …