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Probabilistic risk analysis : foundations and methods

Author: T Bedford; Roger M Cooke
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the conceptual & mathematical foundations underlying the quantification, interpretation & management of risk, this book covers standard topics as well as important new subjects, such as the use of expert judgement & uncertainty propagation.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: T Bedford; Roger M Cooke
ISBN: 0521773202 9780521773201
OCLC Number: 45023125
Description: xx, 393 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. Introduction. 1. Probabilistic risk analysis --
pt. II. Theoretical issues and background. 2. What is uncertainty? 3. Probabilistic methods. 4. Statistical inference. 5. Weibull Analysis --
pt. III. System analysis and quantification. 6. Fault and event trees. 7. Fault trees --
analysis. 8. Dependent failures. 9. Reliability data bases. 10. Expert opinion. 11. Human reliability. 12. Software reliability --
pt. IV. Uncertainty modeling and risk measurement. 13. Decision theory. 14. Influence diagrams and belief nets. 15. Project risk management. 16. Probabilistic inversion techniques for uncertainty analysis. 17. Uncertainty analysis. 18. Risk measurement and regulation.
Responsibility: Tim Bedford and Roger Cooke.
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