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Risk engineering (6 points)


Leader: K Bahrami

Gippsland Full year 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland Full year 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: The human perception of risk, risk terminology and system modelling and analysis. The nature and origin of uncertainty and the application of scientific method. Other topics include loss forecasting and estimation methods for fire, explosion, and machine breakdown; use of design principles to prevent loss; human element in risk management programs; fire, flame, heat and smoke detection and suppression; flammable substances - handling and storage, protection against natural hazards; floods, windstorms, earthquake and fires; determination of risk reduction per dollar spent; optimisation of risk.

Assessment: Examination: 50% + Assignment: 50%

Contact Hours: Full-year

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