What Every Engineer Should Know about Risk Engineering and Management

ISBN-10: 0824793013

ISBN-13: 9780824793012

Edition: 2000

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List price: $94.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 2/15/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Risk Engineering - Dealing with System Complexity and Engineering Dynamics
Understanding Failure Is Critical to Engineering Success
Risk Assessment - Quantification of Potential Failures
Risk Engineering - Converting Risk into Opportunities
Engineering - A Profession of Managing Technical Risk
Risk Identification - Understanding the Limits of Engineering Designs
The Fall of Icarus - Limits of Engineering Design
Overload of Failures: Fracture and Its Mechanics
Wear-Out Failures: Crack Initiation and Growth
Environmental Impact: Temperature-Related Failure
Software and Related "Hard" Failures
Risk Assessment - Extending Murphy's Law
Titanic: Connoisseurs of Engineering Failure
Risk Assessment: "How Likely It Is That A Thing Will Go Wrong"
Risk Assessment for Multiple Failure Modes
Fault Tree Analysis: Deductive Risk Assessment
Event Tree Analysis: Inductive Risk Assessment
A Risk Example: The TMI Accident
An International Risk Scale
Design for Risk Engineering - The Art of War Against Failures
Challenger: Challenging Engineering Design
Goal Tree: Understand "What" and "How"
FMEA: Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
Redundancy and Fault Tolerance
Risk Acceptability - Uncertainty in Perspective
Uncertainty: Why Bridges Fall Down
Risk Mitigation: How Buildings Stand Up
From Safety Factor to Safety Index
Converting Safety Index into Probability of Failure
Quantitative Safety Goals: Probability vs. Consequence
Risk and Benefit: Balancing the Engineering Equation
From Risk Engineering to Risk Management
Panama Canal: Recognizing and Managing Risk
Project Risk Assessment: Quantify Risk Triangle
Project Risk Control
Cost Risk - Interacting with Engineering Economy
Engineering: The Art of Doing Well Inexpensively
Taguchi's Robust Design: Minimize Total Cost
Step 1: Identify System Function and Noise Factors
Step 2: Identify Total Cost-Function and Control Factors
Step 3: Design Matrix of Experiments and Define Data Analysis
Step 4: Conduct Experiments and Data Analysis
Step 5: Prediction of Cost-Risk Under Selected Parameter Levels
Life-Cycle Cost Management (LCCM)
Schedule Risk - Identifying and Controlling Critical Paths
Schedule: Deliver Engineering Products on Time
Critical Path: Driver of Schedule Risk
Find and Analyze Critical Path
Schedule Risk for a Single Dominant Critical Path
Schedule Risk for Multiple Critical Paths
Integrated Risk Management and Computer Simulation
An Integrated View of Risk
Integrated Risk Management
Incorporating the Impact of Schedule Risk
Monte-Carlo Simulation
Risk Assessment Software
Failure Mode and Effect Analysis Software
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