2. Probabilities of Events

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

Published Online: 15 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch2

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) Probabilities of Events, in Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch2

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:

  • event tree analysis;
  • minimal cut sets;
  • axiomatic approach;
  • decomposition rule;
  • time dependent probabilities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Events

  • Event Tree Analysis and Minimal Cut Sets

  • Probabilities

  • Time-Independent Versus Time-Dependent Probabilities

  • Time-Independent Probabilities

  • Normal Distribution

  • Reliability Functions

  • Time-Dependent Probability Distributions

  • Extreme-Value Probability Distributions

  • Probability Models for Failure Analyses