SIK-2001 Risk analysis of engineering systems - 10 ECTS
Key concepts: risk, vulnerability, reliability, uncertainty.
Theories: Critical evaluation of theories and methods of risk analysis, Analyses in different phases, Acceptance criteria for risk (relative to personnel, the environment and economic values). Planning and implementation of risk and vulnerability analysis: purpose, analysis group, scheduling, communication, documentation, hazard identification, root cause analysis, impact analysis, the use of empirical data, risk calculation, etc. The decision process. Economic aspects, cost / benefit analysis, ALARP.
Introduction to reliability anlysis, The most commonly used distributions for product life and their applications, System reliability and reliability block diagrams (RBDs)
The candidate has knowledge of the concept of risk and different theories and methods of risk analysis and management.
The candidate can plan and implement various methods of risk analysis in conjunction with the technical engineering systems.
The candidate has insight into risk, vulnerability, reliability, uncertainty and how identifies risks to health, safety and environment.
The candidate can use empirical data in risk calculations.
Project report (25%) 4 hours written exam (75%)
Both parts must be passed. The grades A-F.
The re-sit exam will be offered to students who have not passed - or have legitimate absence at the last ordinary examination in the following semester. The re-sit exam may be changed from a written to an oral exam.
- About the course
- Campus: Tromsø |
- ECTS: 10
- Course code: SIK-2001
- Responsible unit
- Institutt for teknologi og sikkerhet