Chapter 13. Discussion

  1. Terje Aven

Published Online: 17 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694435.ch13

Risk Analysis: Assessing Uncertainties beyond Expected Values and Probabilities

Risk Analysis: Assessing Uncertainties beyond Expected Values and Probabilities

How to Cite

Aven, T. (2008) Discussion, in Risk Analysis: Assessing Uncertainties beyond Expected Values and Probabilities, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694435.ch13

Author Information

  1. University of Stavanger, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470517369

Online ISBN: 9780470694435

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Keywords:

  • risk analyses and decision-making support;
  • crude- and model-based analyses;
  • Risk Level Norwegian Continental Shelf Project;
  • risk analysis - simplified, standard, model-based;
  • sensitivity analysis;
  • risk matrix tool;
  • risk acceptance criteria;
  • Safety Integrity Level (SIL);
  • risk analyses - approaches, methods, models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Risk analysis as a decision support tool

  • Risk is more than the calculated probabilities and expected values

  • Risk analysis has both strengths and weaknesses

  • Reflection on approaches, methods and results

  • Limitations of the causal chain approach

  • Risk perspectives

  • Scientific basis

  • The implications of the limitations of risk assessment

  • Critical systems and activities

  • Conclusions