36. System Safety

  1. Roger L. Brauer Ph.D. CSP, PE

Published Online: 23 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047175093X.ch36

Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition

Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition

How to Cite

Brauer, R. L. (2005) System Safety, in Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/047175093X.ch36

Author Information

  1. Tolono, Illinois, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471291893

Online ISBN: 9780471750932

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Keywords:

  • system safety;
  • Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA);
  • Fault tree analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Procedures

  • Fault Tree Analysis

  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

  • Simultaneous Timed Events Plotting Analysis

  • Hazard Totem Pole

  • Management Oversight and Risk Tree

  • Other Analyses and Applications of System Safety

  • Exercises

  • Review Questions

  • Notes

  • Bibliography