Hw_2_TMI_Bhopal_Trees - CEE 597 Risk Analysis and...

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CEE 597 – Risk Analysis and Management Homework Assignment #2 Readings for this week and next • Read page 1 of Ch 9, of Bignell and Fortune (in pkt), • Read carefully Three Mile Island from Bignell and Fortune (in pkt), • Read Stix “Bhopal – a tragedy in waiting” (in pkt), • Glick, , (in pkt); Ride - Cold Comfort; Seif, C., Science 2003 – Columbia Disaster Underscores (in pkt) • Fleddermann’s description of disasters (in package; 3 rd edition in 2008) • Supplement to lecture (background): Zillman & Zimmerman articles in Ingleton, Natural Disaster Management . Other short papers that are relevant include Bhattacharjee, Kennedy, Cohn and Hass (in pkt) • Rasmussen, "The Appl. of PRA Tech. . .." ( Reading p. 195; background for week) • Next week starting we develop reliability engineering methods to estimate risks. We consider fault trees, event trees, and Poisson models of failures and arrivals. For Wed. skim Yen and Tung, Reliability and Uncertainty. Read for Friday . Fri. will address Poisson processes (lecture notes primary text;
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