Chapter 11. System Reliability and Risk Assessment for Environmental Protection

  1. Alan S. Morris

Published Online: 7 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470090782.ch11

ISO 14000 Environmental Management Standards: Engineering and Financial Aspects

ISO 14000 Environmental Management Standards: Engineering and Financial Aspects

How to Cite

Morris, A. S. (2003) System Reliability and Risk Assessment for Environmental Protection, in ISO 14000 Environmental Management Standards: Engineering and Financial Aspects, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470090782.ch11

Author Information

  1. Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470851289

Online ISBN: 9780470090787

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Keywords:

  • reliability and risk assessment;
  • hardware failures;
  • software quality and software fault;
  • risk management;
  • Fault tree analysis;
  • SIL (safety integrity level) values;
  • three-point estimate;
  • reliability analysis;
  • mean time between failures(MTBF)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions

  • Identifying hazards

  • Risk assessment

  • Risk analysis

  • Risk management

  • Reliability analysis

  • References and further reading