Engineering a safer world : systems thinking applied to safety (Book, 2012) []
skip to content
Engineering a safer world : systems thinking applied to safety Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


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


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.