Risk Based Technologies

  • Prabhakar V. Varde
  • Raghu V. Prakash
  • Narendra S. Joshi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Jeffrey T. Fong, James J. Filliben, N. Alan Heckert, Dennis D. Leber, Paul A. Berkman, Robert E. Chapman
    Pages 65-80
  3. Chitra Rajagopal, Indra Deo Kumar
    Pages 81-101
  4. P. K. Kapur, Saurabh Panwar, Ompal Singh, Vivek Kumar
    Pages 209-222
  5. Jezdimir Knezevic
    Pages 223-255

About this book


This book presents selected topics in implementing a risk-based approach for complex engineering systems in general, and nuclear plants in particular. It addresses gap areas in implementing the risk-based approach to design, operation and regulation, covering materials reliability, digital system reliability, software reliability, human factor considerations, condition monitoring and prognosis, structural aspects in risk-based design as well as the application aspects like asset management for first-of-their-kind projects, strategic management and other academic aspect. Chapters are authored by renowned experts who address some of the identified challenges in implementation of risk-based approach in a clear and cogent manner, using illustrations, tables and photographs for ease of communication. This book will prove useful to researchers, professionals, and students alike.


Materials Reliability Risk Assessment Asset Management Reliability Engineering Structural Reliability Risk Management Reliability Approaches Fracture Risk Assessment Fatigue Risk Assesment Risk Based Approach for Nuclear Plants

Editors and affiliations

  • Prabhakar V. Varde
    • 1
  • Raghu V. Prakash
    • 2
  • Narendra S. Joshi
    • 3
  1. 1.Bhabha Atomic Research CentreMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology MadrasChennaiIndia
  3. 3.Bhabha Atomic Research CentreMumbaiIndia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-5795-4
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-5796-1
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