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CEE 498 T3O - Transportation Safety and Risk

Spring 2021

Transportation Safety and RiskT3O59423E231400 - 1520 T R     Christopher P. L. Barkan
Chen-Yu Lin

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to transportation risk analysis, focusing on freight and hazardous materials transportation. Topics covered include transportation risk management framework, qualitative, semi-quantitative, and quantitative risk assessment techniques, structuring decision problems, overview of hazardous materials transportation, transportation-mode-specific risk assessment methods for highways, railroads, pipelines and inlands waterway, and transportation security.

Credit Hours

3 hours


Probability/statistics course, or CEE 491, or permission of instructor.

Subject Area

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering