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16.358J / 16.863J System Safety, Spring 2005

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dc.coverage.temporal Spring 2005 en_US 2005-06
dc.identifier 16.358J-Spring2005
dc.identifier local: 16.358J
dc.identifier local: 16.863J
dc.identifier local: IMSCP-MD5-e30cf5c98c133d9820e856474af8ff3d
dc.description.abstract This course covers important concepts and techniques in designing and operating safety-critical systems. Topics covered include: the nature of risk, formal accident and human error models, causes of accidents, fundamental concepts of system safety engineering, system and software hazard analysis, designing for safety, fault tolerance, safety issues in the design of human-machine interaction, verification of safety, creating a safety culture, and management of safety-critical projects. It also includes a class project involving the high-level system design and analysis of a safety-critical system. en_US
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dc.subject system safety en_US
dc.subject software safety en_US
dc.subject system reliability en_US
dc.subject safety-critical systems en_US
dc.subject accident models en_US
dc.subject human error models en_US
dc.subject system safety engineering en_US
dc.subject software hazard analysis en_US
dc.subject fault tolerance en_US
dc.subject safety culture en_US
dc.title 16.358J / 16.863J System Safety, Spring 2005 en_US
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