CEE 498 T4O - Transportation Risk and Safety

Spring 2021

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Transportation Risk and SafetyT4O59028ONL41400 - 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

4 hours

Prerequisites

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

Subject Area

Civil and Environmental Engineering