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06 Titanic Challenger Bhopal

06 Titanic Challenger Bhopal - CEE 597 L t Lecture 6...

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CEE 597 L t 6 CEE 597 – Lecture 6 TITANIC TITANIC, CHALLENGER & COLUMBIA, BHOPAL 31 January 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 06 1
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CEE 597: Where We Are Mon Fly versus Drive : Read article in packet Wed What is a fail re? Titanic Three Mile Island What is a failure? Titanic, Three Mile Island Read page 1 of Chapter 9 Bignell & Fortune Read TMI article passed out Monday Fri Finish TMI; Challenger & Columbia Read Challenger, and respective articles in packet. H omework #1 due; Homework #2 distributed Mon Bhopal Natural Hazards Terrorism & Threat Assesment Bhopal, Natural Hazards, Terrorism & Threat Assesment Bhopal, Zillman and Zimmerman in Natural Disaster Management Cohn Uncertain World; Hass Bioterrorism 31 January 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 06 2 Cohn - Uncertain World; Hass - Bioterrorism
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What is failure? 31 January 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 06 3
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Titanic Newpaper 31 January 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 06 4
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Great Ship Titanic Sinks 31 January 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 06 5
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Bignell and Fortune, Understanding System Failures Chapter 9 Systems and Failures Chapter 9 – Systems and Failures Failures often look like a short linear chain of events ending in failure: Titanic hits iceberg; hole in hull; ship sinks; C people drown. Contained in course packet. 31 January 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 06 6
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Bignell and Fortune, Understanding System Failures Page Ch t 9 S t d F il Chapter 9 – Systems and Failures Failures often look like a short linear chain of events ending in failure: Tit i hit i b Titanic hits iceberg; hole in hull; ship sinks; people drown. 31 January 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 06 7
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System Failure: Titanic Disaster OR Steaming at 22 knots! Ship thought to be unsinkable Could float with 4 of 16 compartments damaged Estimates are that 6 were damaged by 300 foot gash Or was it a problem with unknown properties of steel plate. No International Ice Patrol Liner California was 20 miles distance and sailed away No radio operator on duty Lifeboats for 1,200 but 2,200 people aboard! Met regulations which were based upon tonnage not number of passengers. Where did failure start? 31 January 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 06 8
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