Engineering Risk Analysis

MS&E
250A
Instructors
Pate-Cornell, E. (PI)
Goldfrank, J. (TA)
Section Number
1
The techniques of analysis of engineering systems for risk management decisions involving trade-offs (technical, human, environmental aspects). Elements of decision analysis; probabilistic risk analysis (fault trees, event trees, systems dynamics); economic analysis of failure consequences (human safety and long-term economic discounting); and case studies such as space systems, nuclear power plants, and medical systems. Public and private sectors. Pre or Co-requisites: probability, decision analysis, stochastic processes, and convex optimization.
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Units
3
Graduate
Course Tags
Science and Technology Policy - Gateway
International and National Security Policy
Advanced Policy Analysis
Academic Year
Quarter
Winter
Section Days
Monday Wednesday
Start Time
1:30 PM
End Time
3:00 PM
Location
Huang Engineering Center 18