Chapter 6. Risk Analysis Methods

  1. Terje Aven

Published Online: 17 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694435.ch6

Risk Analysis: Assessing Uncertainties beyond Expected Values and Probabilities

Risk Analysis: Assessing Uncertainties beyond Expected Values and Probabilities

How to Cite

Aven, T. (2008) Risk Analysis Methods, in Risk Analysis: Assessing Uncertainties beyond Expected Values and Probabilities, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694435.ch6

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:

  • coarse risk analysis or preliminary risk analysis;
  • risk analysis methods;
  • coarse analysis and risk contributors;
  • consequence probability diagram hazard;
  • consequence categories and frequency/probability;
  • probability (frequency)-consequence diagram;
  • job safety analysis - qualitative risk analysis methodology;
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA);
  • Hazard and Operability (HAZOP);
  • event tree analysis and bow-tie diagram

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Coarse risk analysis

  • Job safety analysis

  • Failure modes and effects analysis

  • Hazard and operability studies

  • SWIFT

  • Fault tree analysis

  • Event tree analysis

  • Bayesian networks

  • Monte Carlo simulation