Safety, Reliability and Risk Management / Edition 2

Safety, Reliability and Risk Management / Edition 2

by Robin Tait, Sue Cox
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750640162

ISBN-13: 9780750640169

Pub. Date: 03/23/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This title examines the concepts of systems reliability and the techniques available for determining both 'technical' and 'human' hazard and risk. Emphasis is placed on technical systems and human factors and the increasing importance of psychological factors in the overall assessment of safety.

This edition includes material that reflects the fact that the

Overview

This title examines the concepts of systems reliability and the techniques available for determining both 'technical' and 'human' hazard and risk. Emphasis is placed on technical systems and human factors and the increasing importance of psychological factors in the overall assessment of safety.

This edition includes material that reflects the fact that the tool of Risk Assessment has been taken up by many industrial and commercial sectors since the first edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750640169
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/23/1998
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Reliability; Enhanced Reliability; Hazard analysis; Data sources; The human connection; The computer connection; Risk analysis; Estimation of risk; Risk assessment; Risk assessment and public policy; Some recent incidents and their implications; Limitations and uses of quantitative techniques.

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