Chapter 4. The Risk Analysis Process: Risk Assessment

  1. Terje Aven

Published Online: 17 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694435.ch4

Risk Analysis: Assessing Uncertainties beyond Expected Values and Probabilities

Risk Analysis: Assessing Uncertainties beyond Expected Values and Probabilities

How to Cite

Aven, T. (2008) The Risk Analysis Process: Risk Assessment, in Risk Analysis: Assessing Uncertainties beyond Expected Values and Probabilities, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694435.ch4

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 analysis and risk assessment;
  • hazard identification - SWIFT, HAZOP checklists;
  • hazard identification process and “unusual events”;
  • fault tree analyses and Bayesian networks;
  • event tree analysis and analysing consequences;
  • CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) simulation;
  • probabilities and uncertainties;
  • simple consequence analysis;
  • risk picture - cause and consequence analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Identification of initiating events

  • Cause analysis

  • Consequence analysis

  • Probabilities and uncertainties

  • Risk picture: Risk presentation