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Basic Reliability and Risk Analysis Methods

  • Terje Aven

Abstract

This chapter gives an overview of some of the most common reliability and risk analysis methods, including:
  • Use of statistics

  • Failure mode and effect analysis

  • Fault tree analysis

  • Cause consequence analysis/event tree analysis

  • Coarse risk analysis/Preliminary risk analysis

  • Hazard and Operability Studies

We also briefly discuss methods for analysing human reliability.

Keywords

Basic Event Liquid Level Fault Tree Basic Reliability Fault Tree Analysis 
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Copyright information

© Elsevier Science Publishers Ltd 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Terje Aven
    • 1
  1. 1.Rogaland University CentreStavangerNorway

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