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SIK-2001 Risk analysis of engineering systems - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for teknologi og sikkerhet

Type of course

May be taken as a singular course.

Course overlap

SVF-2103 Risk Analysis 10 stp

Course contents

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)

Admission requirements

Kode 9391

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Teaching methods

Around 38 hours of lectures 10 hours seminars /and exercises

Group project.

Date for examination

School exam 07.06.2023

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.