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NE 275

Course Title: 
Principles and Methods of Risk Analysis
Course Units: 
Catalog Description: 
  • Principles and methods for assessing and managing technological risks. Probabilistic safety assessment, environmental and public health risk assessment, risk-based decision making and risk-based regulation. Application to aerospace, chemical, energy, environmental, manufacturing and nuclear systems, with consideration of institutional issues. Offered odd-numbered years.
Course Prerequisite: 
  • Consent of instructor
  • Civil Engineering 193 and Industrial Engineering 166 recommended
Textbook(s) and/or Other Required Materials: 
  • Course Reader
Class/Laboratory Schedule: 
  • Four hours of lecture per week