6. Probabilistic Risk Assessment

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

Published Online: 15 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch6

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) Probabilistic Risk Assessment, in Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118043462.ch6

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:

  • failure events;
  • human error;
  • event tree analysis;
  • fault tree analysis;
  • stochastic uncertainty analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Failure Modes

  • Classification of Failure Events

  • Failure Data

  • Combination of Failures and Consequences

  • Fault Tree Analysis

  • Master Logic Diagram

  • Uncertainty and Importance Analysis