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NPRE 561 ONG - Advanced Risk Analysis for Technological Systems

Spring 2023

Advanced Risk AnalysisONG73760ONL4 -    Tatsuya Sakurahara

Course Description

This course covers advanced modeling techniques for Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA), which provides input for risk-informed decision-making in design, operation, and regulatory oversight of complex technological systems such as nuclear power, space, chemical processes, oil and gas. Main topics: risk scenario modeling, common cause failure analysis, Bayesian updating, uncertainty analysis, Bayesian Belief Network, simulation-based PRA, probabilistic physics of failure, human reliability analysis, and expert elicitation & aggregation. PRA and Bayesian analysis software codes are utilized for assignments.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Subject Area

  • Energy and Sustainability Engineering