This book presents a risk-based approach to marine safety. Shortfalls in traditional methods of risk analysis are identified and solutions are presented. Individual chapters cover: ship safety and accident statistics; safety analysis techniques; formal safety assessment of ships and its relation to offshore safety case approach; formal safety assessment; risk assessment using fuzzy set approach; modified failure mode and effects analysis; maintenance modeling; human error assessment and decision making using analytical hierarchy processing; and novel risk modeling and decision making techniques. The book is suitable for a wide range of readers, including industrial safety, design and operation engineers; marine and offshore specialists; undergraduate and graduate students; and academic and industrial researchers.

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    The Boulevard, Langford Lane
    Kidlington, Oxford  United Kingdom  OX5 1GB
  • Authors:
    • Pillay, A
    • Wang, J
  • Publication Date: 2003


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00964682
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0080441483
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Volume 7
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 8 2004 12:00AM