Risk, Reliability and Social Safety: Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliabilty Conference 2007 (ESREL 2007), Stavanger, Norway, 25-27 June 2007

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Risk, Reliability and Societal Safety contains papers presented at the 16th European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2007) in Stavanger, Norway, June 2007. Topics covered include: risk and reliability analysis methods; maintenance optimisation, and risk management. Special focus has been placed on societal safety issues, such as vulnerability analysis of critical infrastructures, risk perception, communication and governance. The application areas range from oil and gas, nuclear engineering and civil engineering to information technology and communication, security, transportation, health and medicine.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415447867
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/28/2007
  • Pages: 2876
  • Product dimensions: 0.67 (w) x 0.97 (h) x 6.60 (d)

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1 – Specialisation topics

  • Barrier analysis and HOF in risk analysis
  • Genetic algorithms and evolutionary computing for optimization of RAMS
  • Health care and medicine. Patient safety
  • Importance measure
  • Managing maintenance for improving safety and production
  • Determination of safety critical parameters for Safety Instrumented Systems
  • Neural network applications in safety and reliability
  • Probabilistic and statistical analysis and modelling
  • Production assurance
  • Safety integrity levels
  • System health monitoring, fault diagnosis and prognosis
  • Vulnerability, reliability and safety of complex networks and critical infrastructures

VOLUME 2 – Thematic topics

  • Accident and incident investigation
  • Crisis and emergency management
  • Dependent failures
  • Dynamic reliability
  • Maintenance modelling and optimisation
  • Monte Carlo methods in system safety and reliability
  • Occupational safety
  • Organizational learning
  • Risk management and risk-informed decision-making
  • Risk and hazard analysis
  • Risk perception and risk communication
  • Safety culture
  • Safety management systems
  • Software reliability
  • Structural reliability and codes
  • System safety and reliability analysis
  • Training and education
  • Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis. Bayesian methods
  • Miscellaneous

VOLUME 3 – Application topics

  • Aeronautics and aerospace
  • Automotive engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Energy production and distribution
  • Information technology and telecommunications
  • Nuclear risk
  • Offshore Oil and Gas
  • Security and protection
  • Transportation. Surface (road and train)
  • Transportation, waterborne
  • Other applications
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