ISBN-10:
0824793013
ISBN-13:
9780824793012
Pub. Date:
02/28/2000
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
What Every Engineer Should Know about Risk Engineering and Management (What Every Engineer Should Know Series #36) / Edition 1

What Every Engineer Should Know about Risk Engineering and Management (What Every Engineer Should Know Series #36) / Edition 1

by John X. Wang, Marvin L. Roush

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Overview

"Explains how to assess and handle technical risk, schedule risk, and cost risk efficiently and effectively—enabling engineering professionals to anticipate failures regardless of system complexity—highlighting opportunities to turn failure into success."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780824793012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/28/2000
Series: What Every Engineer Should Know Series , #36
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 922,400
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Risk engineering - dealing with system complexity and engineering dynamics; risk identification - understanding the limits of engineering designs; risk assessment - extending Murphy's law; design for risk engineering - the art of war against failures; risk acceptability - uncertainty in prespective; from risk engineering to risk management; cost risk - interacting with engineering economy; schedule risk - identifying and controlling critical paths; integrated risk management and computer simulation. Appendices: risk assessment software; failure mode and effect analysis software.

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