1. Risk and Safety of Engineered Systems

  1. John C. Lee and
  2. Norman J. McCormick

Published Online: 15 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch1

Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems

Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems

How to Cite

Lee, J. C. and McCormick, N. J. (2011) Risk and Safety of Engineered Systems, in Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470907566

Online ISBN: 9781118043462

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Keywords:

  • engineered systems;
  • risk analysis;
  • safety analysis;
  • reactor accidents;
  • reliability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Risk and its Perception and Acceptance

  • Overview of Risk and Safety Analysis

  • Two Historical Reactor Accidents

  • Definition of Risk

  • Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, and Safety

  • Organization of the Book