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Engineering a safer world : systems thinking applied to safety

Author: Nancy G Leveson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : The MIT Press, ©2011
Series: Engineering systems
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy G Leveson
ISBN: 9780262016629 0262016621
OCLC Number: 769993214
Description: 534 cm : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foundations: Why do we need something different? --
Questioning the foundations of traditional safety engineering --
Systems theory and its relationship to safety --
STAMP : an accident model based on systems theory: A systems-theoretic view of causality --
A friendly fire accident --
Using STAMP: Engineering and operating safer systems using STAMP --
Fundamentals --
STPA: a new hazard analysis technique --
Safety-guided design --
Integrating safety into system engineering --
Analyzing accidents and incidents (CAST) --
Controlling safety during operations --
Managing safety and the safety culture --
SUBSAFE: an example of a successful safety program --
Appendixes: Definitions --
The loss of a satelite --
A bacterial contamination of a public water supply --
A brief introduction to system dynamics modeling
Series Title: Engineering systems

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