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Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management

PSAM 7 — ESREL ’04 June 14–18, 2004, Berlin, Germany, Volume 6

June 14-18, 2004, Berlin, Germany

Spitzer, Cornelia, Schmocker, Ulrich, Dang, Vinh N. (Eds.)

2004, CXLI, 3728 p. With CD-ROM.

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Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management is a collection of papers presented at the PSAM 7 - ESREL '04 Conference in June 2004. The joint Conference provided a forum for the presentation of the latest developments in methodology and application of probabilistic and reliability methods in various industries. The aim of these applications is the optimisation of technological systems and processes from the perspective of a risk-informed safety management while also taking economic and environmental aspects into account.

Bringing together leading experts from all over the world, the papers reflect a wide variety of disciplines, such as principles and theory of reliability and risk analysis, systems modelling and simulation, consequence assessment, human and organisational factors, structural reliability methods, software reliability and safety, insights and lessons from risk studies and management/decision making.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Analysis - Hardware - Monte Carlo Method - database - design - development - modeling - optimization - organization - simulation

Related subjects » Artificial Intelligence - Hardware - Information Systems and Applications - Mechanical Engineering - Software Engineering - Theoretical Computer Science

Table of contents 

Papers by Theme
Aviation and Aerospace
Aviation – Airplane Crash Risks
Analysis of the Risk of the Population due to Airplane Crashes Around Zürich Airport
Bienz A.F.
Airport Public Safety Zones: Part 1 - Risk Model Derivation
Davies P.A., Quinn D.J.
Airport Public Safety Zones: Part 2 - Risk Model Application
Davies P.A., Quinn D.J.
A new determination of air crash frequencies and its implications for operation permissions
Weidl T., Klein G.

Aviation - Air Traffic Applications
Automatic Dependent Surveillance in the Air Traffic System - a Probabilistic Approach
Navarrete M., Cugnasca P.
An Application of Monte Carlo Method for Estimating the Longitudinal Collision Risk of the NOPAC Route in an ADS Environment
Nagaoka S.
Human-Machine Simulation System for Safety Evaluation in Air Traffic Control
Inoue S., Furuta K.
An Evolutive Environment for Development of Free-Flight
Oliveira Í., Cugnasca P., Camargo J. Jr., Fonseca R., Silva J.

Maintenance and Optimisation in Aviation and Aerospace
Stochastic Process for Aeronautical Design and Maintenance Optimization
Sommerhalter B., Sauvage D.
Emergency in-service air fleet data analysis
Thiebault C., Sauvage D.
Maintenance Wire Risk Evaluation for Space Shuttle
Mulvihill R.J., Cockrell J.
New Methods of Solving Multidimensional Non-Linear Optimisation Problems-Application Thereof to Construct Air-Line Flight Schedules
Jazwinski J., Klimaszewski S., Zurek J., Gawrylczyk J.

International Space Station PRA
Strategic Decision-Making Utilizing Probabilistic Risk Assessments for the International Space Station Program
Perera J., Smith C.
The International Space Station Probabilistic Risk Assessment Fire Analysis, Sensitivity Studies for Critical Variables, and Necessary Areas of Additional Development
Heard A., Vitali R.
Derivation of Failure Rates and Probability of Failures for the International Space Station Probabilistic Risk Assessment study
Vitali R., Lutomski M.G.
PSA for Depressurization Hazards in ISS Module
Sato T., Takeuchi N., Seike T., Oga K., Takada S., Sato Y.

Space Systems Risk Assessment and Management
Recent Risk Management Initiatives at the European Space Agency – ESA Part 1
Preyssl C., Sarah M.-G.
Recent Risk Management Initiatives at the European Space Agency – ESA Part 2
Preyssl C., Sarah M.-G.
Improvement of Product Robustness by PRA Concept in JAXA
Tohara K., Yamane T.
The Space Shuttle Probabilistic Risk Assessment Framework - A Structured Multiphase Multi-level Modeling Approach for Large and Complex Engineered Systems
Hsu F., Railsback J.

Risk Assessment for Satellites and Other Space Applications
Application of PRA for Risk-Informed Decision-Making on a Space Station Payload
Paulos T., Flippen A.A.
Safety Analysis of Microgravity Science Glove-Box Using the ESA Risk Management Approach
Kim I.S., Khatib-Rahbar M., Oliefka L., Preyssl C.
Atmosphere Re-entry Management of BeppoSAX Satellite
Miozzo A., Ambrosetti S., Salvatori L., Mussoni G., Sforza C., Spaziante V.
TIMED Orbital Science Mission PRA Integration
Feldman K., Guarro S.

Advanced Space Systems and Safety Engineering Challenges
Application of Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) During Conceptual Design for the NASA Orbital Space Plane (OSP)
Rogers J.H., Safie F.M., Stott J.E., Lo Y.
Launch Vehicle Accident Assessment Framework for Future NASA Nuclear Missions
Yau M., Motamed M., Cleary B., Shemanski T.
Safety Engineering on Alenia Spazio Contribution to Space Station Program
Ferrante M., Canepa G., Pesce C.
Difference of Concept between Space PRA and Nuclear PRA
Kojima S., Kohda T.

Risk Assessment for Space Transportation and Launch Vehicles
Launch Vehicle Development Risk Projection Methodology
Guarro S., Tomei E.
A Probabilistic Analysis of the "Infancy Problem" of Space Launch Vehicles
Paté-Cornell M.E., Guikema S.D.
Physics Based Risk Assessment of Launch Vehicles
Maggio G., Hark F., Sen D.

Chemical Process Industries
Risk Assessment in the Chemical Industry I
Development of Management of Change(MOC) Software for Small and Medium Sized Chemical Plants
Kim J.H., Lee J., Kim K., Kim Y., Baek J.
Risk Matrix as Tool for Risk Assessment in the Chemical Process Industries
Ruge B.
An Integrated Safety for Business Analyses of Process Plants
Reinders J.E.A., Kamperveen J.P.
A Practical Method for Reviewing Safety Studies of Process Plants
Papazoglou I.A., Giakoumatos I., Aneziris O.N.

Risk Assessment in the Chemical Industry II
A Quantitative Risk Analysis Model of Scenarios Characterised by Explosion Fragments and Missiles
Maschio G., Cambria D., Lisi R., Milazzo M.F.
Damage Assessment of Industrial Accidents by Frequency-Magnitude Curve
Hanayasu S., Sekine K.
Integrated Dynamic Decision Analysis (IDDA): an Advanced Tool for Risk Analysis
Demichela M., Piccinini N.
Global assessment of the technological risks relative to the transport and the storage of chemical products
Defert R., Ruffin E.

Accident Experience and Modelling in the Chemical Industry
Recent accident frequency on fixed installations in France and in the EU
Dechy N., Descourriere S., Bouissou C.
Control of Major Accident Hazards and Performance Indicators: the case of Transmission Pipelines
Papadakis G.A., Spiekhout J., Wettig J.
The Estimation of Vulnerability in Domino Accidental Events
Antonioni G., Cozzani V., Gubinelli G., Spadoni G., Zanelli S.

Application of Risk Models and Methods in the Chemical Industry I
Development of Operator Decision Support System using HAZOP result
Suzuki K., Ishida M., Nojiri I.
Retrieval and reuse of design rationale for supporting safer plant activities
Shimada Y., Fuchino T.
The Nuclear Physics Gran Sasso National Laboratory in the Gran Sasso Highway Tunnel: the Safety Organisation and the Qualitative-Quantitative methods for Risk Evaluation
Tartaglia R., Tobia M., Giampaoli A.
Risk Mitigation on Ammonia and Methanol Primary Steam Reformers using Retrofitted Safety Instrumented Systems: A Comparative Cost-benefit, Risk-informed Study
Karydas D., Mahnken G.

Application of Risk Models and Methods in the Chemical Industry II
Shortcut models for the estimation of the consequences of a gas cloud explosion in industrial environment
Baldacci S., Andreis F., Lombardi A., Marotta F., Mossa Verre M.,Fineschi F.
A New Algorithm for Data Reconciliation, Gross Error and Leak Identification to Prevent Explosions in Gas Piping Network
Baldacci S., Hvala M.
Estimation of Damage to Equipment Caused by Blast Waves by Means of Fuzzy Sets
Salzano E., Cozzani V.
Probabilistic Procedure to Evaluate Integrity of Degraded Pipes
Roos E., Herter K.-H., Julisch P., Schuler X., Ringel M.

Application of Risk Models and Methods in the Chemical Industry III
Characterising the Impact of Toxic Emissions on Human Targets in the Proximity of an Industrial Site
Luccone L.G., Mazzarotta B., Silvetti B.
Early Detection of Gas Dispersion Accident through a Neural Network Based Expert System
Celso A., D'Urso D., Trapani N., Spampinato S.
A Model-Based Soft Sensor to Avoid Explosions in Direct Heaters Due to Skin Point Threshold Overtaking
Baldacci S., Hvala M.
Analysis of accidental scenarios and flammable liquid classes, according to the review of Metodo Speditivo
Tucci M., Giagnoni L., Cappelli I., Gavilli L., Mossa Verre M.

Civil Engineering / Structural Reliability
Bridges - Reliability Aspects
Robust Reliability-based Design Optimization of Suspension Bridges
Catallo L., Bontempi F., Biondini F., Frangopol D.M.
Handling Uncertainties in Optimal Design of Suspension Bridges with Special Emphasis on Loads
Sgambi L., Bontempi F., Biondini F., Frangopol D.M.
Probabilistic Fatigue Analysis of Improved Tubular Bridge Joints Considering Multiple Crack Initiation Sites
Walbridge S., Nussbaumer A.

Risk Management and Design of Structures
Functional, Structural and Human Related Safety Measures in Multiple Use of Space
Suddle S.I.
Applications of Risk Management in the Design and Construction of Infrastructure
Duijvestijn A.M.W. (Bart), Kuijper H.K.T., Voortman H.G.
Effectivity of Risk Management for Design & Construct Projects of Large Contractors
Vastert J.G., van Gelder P.H.A.J.M.
Modeling Consequences due to Failure of Extraordinary Structures
Faber M.H., Kübler O., Fontana M.

Fire Analyses and Structures
Fire prevention in underground works: software modelling applications
Fileppo E., Marmo L., Debernardi M.L., Demetri K., Pertusio R.
Fire Risk Analysis and Modelling of the Relevant Scenarios: towards a Performance Based Fire Engineering and Protection Approach
Fiorentini L., Rossini V., Coppola G., Ferrari A.
Rapid Assessment of the Consequences of Fire in Sub-surface Infrastructure
Voortman H.G., Duijverstijn A.M.W. (Bart), Nieuwenhuizen J.B.
Applications and Impacts of a Real Fire in a Residential Building for Analysis the Level of Risk for Life
Ficarella A., Lala R., Perago A., Laforgia D.

Civil Engineering - Methods and Models
Structural Reliability Assessment Based on Discrete Approximation
Elegbede C.
Modeling of Random Fatigue Crack Growth Lifetime
Zou X.
Methods for Reliability Parameters Estimation and Analysis Toolkit
Alzbutas R.
Calibration Study of Eurocodes
Holický M.

Civil Engineering - Reliability Methods and Stochastic Analysis
Application of a Sequential Life Testing with a Truncation Mechanism for an Underlying Three-Parameter Weibull Model
De Souza D.I. Jr.
Stochastic Analysis and Simulation for Seawall Engineering on Qiantang Estuary
Wang W., Jin W., Han Z., Yu T.
Adapting a Dynamic Reliability Model to Measurements using Bayesian Inference
Becker G., Camarinopoulos L., Kabranis D.
Reliability Analysis of Temperature Models According to Eurocodes
Markova J.

Structural Safety Issues
Loss-of-Life Modelling in Risk Acceptance Criteria
Lentz A., Rackwitz R.
Relating Lifetime Utility Objectives and Structural Safety
Maes M.A.
A Multicriteria Approach to Risk Analysis Part I: Framework
van Gelder P., Duckstein L., Parent E.
A Multicriteria Approach to Risk Analysis Part II: Application
van Gelder P., Duckstein L., Parent E.

Structural Reliability
Optimization Technique for Finding Probabilistic Critical Excitation
Ghodrat Amiri G., Ashtari P.
Methodological Approaches on Structural Durability Assessment
Kudzys A., Kvedaras A.K., Kliukas R.
Methods for fitting a 3-parameter Weibull distribution on fracture toughness data
Marquès M., Pérot N., Devictor N., Saliba B.
Determination of Load and Resistance Factors by Third Moment Approximation
Zhao Y.-G., Ang A.H.-S., Jin G.

Optimising Strategies for Inspection of Structures
Recent Advances in Risk Based Inspection Planning for Structures
Straub D., Faber M.H.
Evaluation of Risk Importance and Inspection Methods for Piping Segments
Kohriyama T., Uchida T., Yamashita M., Nishio M., Kondo K., Fukuda M., Hirano M.
Reliability Control of Coolant Measure System in RBMK-1500 Reactor Using Preventive Maintenance
Augutis J., Matuzas V., Uspuras E.
Optimal Inspection and Replacement Decisions for Multiple Failure Modes
Kallen M.J., van Noortwijk J.M.

QRA - Roads and Tunnels
The Dutch Model for the Quantitative Risk Analysis of Road Tunnels
Brussaard L.A., Kruiskamp M.M., Oude Essink M.P.
A method for the estimation of casualties caused by accidents in tunnels
Jonkman S.N.
Tunnel Safety: two Approaches to consider Risks in Freight Railway Tunnels
Rosmuller N., Ale B.
Three-Dimensional Individual and Group Risk Approach of Buildings above Roads and Railways during Exploitation
Suddle S.I.

External Threats to Structures
Statistical Resampling in Assessing External Threats to Structures
Vaidogas E.R.
Stochastic Prediction of Seismic Ground Motions Using Macro-Spatial Correlation Model
Takada T., Shimomura T.
Optimal Intensity Measures for the Characterization of the Ground Motion in Performance-Based Seismic Design
Ciampoli M., Giovenale P.
Probabilistic Performance Criteria for Tall Buildings Subjected to Wind
Diniz S., Iancovici M., Riley M., Simiu E.

The Environment and Sustainability Issues
External Costs and Accidents Risks
Quantification and tentative internalisation of energy external costs in the European Union
Rossetti di Valdalbero D.
External Costs from Severe Accidents in Non-nuclear Fuel Chains: Valuation of relevant end-points
Hunt A., Ortiz R., Markandya A.
Accident Risks in the Energy Sector: Comparison of Damage Indicators and External Costs
Hirschberg S., Burgherr P., Hunt A.
Severe Accidents in Fossil Energy Chains: Individual Chain Results and Aggregated Evaluations
Burgherr P., Hirschberg S.

Sustainability Assessment
A Multi-Criteria Approach for the Classification of EU Countries with Respect to their Progress Towards Sustainable Development
Diakoulaki D., Mavrotas G.
Social Assessment of Regional Energy Scenarios
Renn O.
An Integrated Decision-Support Tool for Sustainable Energy Supply
Hirschberg S., Dones R., Burgherr P., Heck T., Schenler W.
Assessing the Sustainability of Heavy Metal Emissions in Europe
Bachmann T.M., Droste-Franke B., Friedrich R.

Insurance and Energy Liabilities
Insurance Engineering
Karydas D.
Damage Compensation and Risk-Informed Regulation: Status and Trends in the EU
Kirchsteiger C.
Credibility in risk assessment
Busby J.S., Alcock R.E., Hughes E.J.
Liability and Controlling Technological Risks. Ethical and Decision Theoretical Foundations
Zandvoort H.

Regional Risk Assessment (land-use planning)
Case Studies in Italy of Potential additional Safety Measures for the Purpose of Land-Use Planning
Gagliardi R.V., Ludovisi G.
Towards an evolution of risk assessment and land-use planning (LUP) approaches in France
Salvi O., Rodrigues N., Descourrière S., Gaston D.
Flood Forecast Model and Probabilistic Analysis
Simaityte Volskiene J., Uspuras E., Augutis J.
Development of European Guidance and a Common Risk/Hazard Assessment Database for Land-Use Planning in the Context of Major Accident Hazards
Christou M., Struckl M., Duffield S., Salvi O., Bernuchon E., Post J., Beerens H.

Health and Environmental Impacts - Assessment and Decision
Public perceptions of energy efficiency and recycling: how these can inform the communications and design processes
Joyce S., Harvey J., Norman P.
A GIS based Approach to Environmental Vulnerability
Bubbico R., Carta R., Di Cave S., Luccone L.G., Mazzarotta B., Silvetti B.
Quantification of Human Health Risk Reduction Following the Introduction of Bt Cotton
Zhou Y., Kastenberg W.
Probabilistic Cost Optimisation of Soil Improvement Strategies
de Vries G.B., van Gelder P.H.A.J.M., Vrijling J.K.

Information Technology and Software Systems
Analysis and Design of Dependable Software Systems
Integrating Software into PRA: A Test-Based Approach
Li B., Li M., Smidts C.
Implementing Software Safety on the Space Shuttle Cockpit Avionics Upgrade (CAU) Project: A PRA Case for an Initial Qualitative Approach
McLeod H.C.
Validation of a Software-Related Failure Mode Taxonomy
Lee A., Smidts C., Li B., Li M.
Conditional Risk Model Concept for Critical Space Systems Software
Guarro S., Yau M., Oliva S.

Software Issues in PRA
Can Artificial Intelligence Be Safe?
Nordland O.
Risk in the Aspect of Safety and Reliability of Autonomous System
Drobiszewski J., Smalko Z.
A Common Framework for Design and Safety Analyses using Formal Methods
Deneux J., Åkerlund O.
An Information Retrieval Terminology for Model-Based Risk Assessment
Thunem A.P.-J., Fredriksen R., Gran B.A.

Software Testing and Operating Experience
Human Reliability Analysis Related Issues in IT-System Operation: A Case Study
Mock R., Scherrer R.
Insights from Analysis of Procedural Errors in Telecommunications Industry
Chang Y.H., Mosleh A., Macwan A.
The Risk Effect Analysis of the Digital Safety-Critical Systems in a Nuclear Power Plant
Kang H.G., Jang S.-C., Ha J.
Study on Operative Reliability of Safety-Related Control Systems
Fukuda T., Kuroi K., Fukuda G., Shimizu H.

Software Development Techniques and Tools
Efficient reliability growth modelling for industrial software failure data
Elbel B., Maeckel O.
A Framework for Dependable Development Process of Complex Computerised Systems
Thunem A.P.-J.
Benchmarking Software Reliability Growth Models
Hu Y., Zhang W., Li B.

Software Testing and Fault Detection
Verification of Fault Detection Capability with Diversified Software
Beckman H., Warholm L., Endresen J.
A Data Flow Approach to Testing Object-Oriented Java-Programs
Oster N., Dorn R.-D.
Test Automation of Embedded System Software
Han S-S., Park S-D., Kal D-S., Kim E-J.
Diagnostic Tests for Real Time Systems
Nourelfath M., El-Ghazouani K.

Assessment of Safety-Critical Software Systems I
Designing Petri Nets for Systems with Component Failure Dependencies
Schneeweiss W.G., Rakowsky U.K.
Diversity Assessment of Nuclear Power Plants Instrumentation and Control Systems
Kharchenko V., Yastrebenetsky M., Sklyar V.
Safety integrity evaluation framework for fault-tolerant control logic according to IEC 61508
Suyama K.
A Generalisation of the Beta Factor Model
Hokstad P.

Software Reliability Modelling
Customer Oriented Dependability Analysis for Relational Database Management Systems
Tsopelas P., Violentis J., Platis A.
Designing more Reliable Web Sites with Performability Modeling
Violentis J., Banos E., Kaklanis N., Vouros G., Platis A.
A Framework for Analyzing Trust in IT Systems
Górski J.
Adapting Business Process Modeling Techniques for Risk Analysis of Computer Based Information Systems
Diergardt M.

Software and Hardware Diversity and Failure Dependence
A Comprehensive Approach for Automated Safety and Reliability Analysis of Systems
Liggesmeyer P., Maeckel O.
Fault Detection in Real-Time Software Systems using Neuro-Fuzzy Tools for Signal Validation and Diagnosis
Thunem H.P.J., Thunem A.P.J.
Classification, Analysis and Detection of Interface Inconsistencies in Safety-Relevant Component-based Systems
Saglietti F., Jung M.
A method for deriving feared scenarios in hybrid systems
Medjoudj M., Khalfaoui S., Demmou H., Valette R.

Software and Human Factors
Safety Management Aspects on Automatic Train Operation Control Systems Using Predictive Fuzzy Logic
Rachel F., Cugnasca P.
The Technique and the Experience of Expertise of Software for NPP Instrumentation and Control Systems
Kharchenko V., Yastrebenetsky M., Sklyar V.
Configuration Management of Railway Vehicles' Software for an Railway Operator
Heland J., Albold A.
Report on the Comparison of the Software Safety Concepts
Schulze T., Gutgesell J.

Assessment of Safety-Critical Software Systems II
Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Security in Safety and Reliability Critical Systems
Winther R.
Safety Assessments for Safety-Critical Systems: a Review and Commentary of the Available Techniques
Carpignano A., Morisio M., Rambaudi E.
Licensing of Software for Safety-critical Applications on the Basis of Operating Experience
Ehrenberger W.
Criteria for Software Tools Evaluation in the Development of Safety-Critical Real-Time Systems
Kornecki A.J., Zalewski J.

Land and Maritime Transport
Rail and Road Transport - Reliability and Risk Modelling I
Verification of Load Collectives for the Testing of Automotive Diesel Common Rail Systems
Ulrich D., Bertsche B.
Definition and Analysis of a New Risk Priority Number Concept
Braband J.
Reliability Model of Combined Transportation System
Nowakowski T.

Rail and Road Transport - Reliability and Risk Modelling II
Reliability Prediction in Railway Signalling
Renpenning F.
Axiomatic Safety-Critical Assessment Process (ASCAP) Risk Assessment of a Transit Signaling System
Cutright E., Ou Y., Cao Y-Y., Zhang H., Monfalcone M., Ghaly N.,Giras T.
Development of a Road Transportation Risk data base for Italy: methodology, models and results
Orlandelli C.M., Vestrucci P.
Development and Use of the UK Railway Network’s Safety Risk Model
Dennis C., Somaiya K.

Rail and Road Transport - Risk Assessment and Regulation
Safety Functions in Railways - a Structural Analysis of Safety Rules
Harms-Ringdahl L., Kecklund L.
A View and Movement of the Safety and Reliability in Railways of Japan
Ogino T., Akita K., Hirao Y.
A Comparison of Data-Driven and Model-Based Approaches to Quantifying Railway Risk
Bedford T., Quigley J., French S.
Scenario Analysis, a Safety Engineering Design Tool
Kuiken M.J., Stoop J.A., Ijsselstijn S.

Dangerous Goods Transport Risk
Quantitative Transport Risk Analysis on a Regional Scale: An Application of TRAT-GIS to East Sicily
Maschio G., Milazzo M.F., Antonioni G., Spadoni G.
Advanced Spatial Modelling for Risk Analysis of Transportation Dangerous Goods
Gheorghe A.V., Birchmeier J., Kröger W., Vamanu D.V., Vamanu
The Use of HazOp and Fault Tree techniques for the assessment of non-accident induced release frequencies in the transport of hazardous substances
Cozzani V., Spadoni G., Giusti S., Zanelli S.

Port Safety Assessment
An Assessment of Fire Services at a Port
Rao S.B., Salter J., Grenier A.T.
Risk Based Decision Model for Maximal Ship Entry to the Ports
Gucma L.
Reliability Improvement of Transportation Systems in their Operation Processes
Blokus A.
Availability Improvement of Port Transportation Structures in Their Operation Processes
Kolowrocki K.

Ship Safety Assessment
Generic Ship, Specific Ship? Towards Risk-based Approaches to Maritime Regulation
Chantelauve G.
Commercial Accidents - an assessment of four leading tanker companies
Soma T.
Comparison of Modelling Methodologies for the Formal Safety Assessment in Shipping Transportation
Konstantinidou M., Mennis E., Nikitakos N., Platis A.
Evaluation of Occurrence Frequencies of Marine Accidents by Event Tree Analysis
Matsuoka T., Mitomo N., Kaneko F.

Marine Regulations and Classification
Alternative Design: From Prescriptive to Performance Based Maritime Safety
Chantelauve G.
Evaluation of Classification Rules Related to Machinery for an Oil Tanker
Cross R., Ballesio J.
Feasibility of QRA Legislation Regime for Passenger Ships
Soma H., Haugen S.
Environmental Safety of a Seagoing Ship Power Plant
Brandowski A., Liberacki R.

Manufacturing - Process Control
Reliability-Adaptive Control of Tool Wear in Transfer Lines
Dietl C., Rakowsky U.K.
Statistical Process Control Procedures in Relation with Reliability Engineering
Ramalhoto M.F., Göb R., Pievatolo A., Evandt O.
Reliability Evaluation for an Oxygen Generator in an Air-conditioner by Accelerated Life Testing
Jo Y., Park S., Lee S., Park S.
Dictionary of Elementary Effects (DELEE): Application to the Functional Requirements of Industrial Systems
Rohmer S., Amoussou G.A.

Manufacturing - Life Cycle and Production
Assistance to modelling a distributed production system by using the languages and automata theory: application to production efficiency assessment
Niel E., Chafik S., Signoret J.P., Velasco S., Velichkova B.
Improving Safety and Dependability by Enhancing the Availability of Product Specific Information
Reunanen M., Scholliers J., Säämänen A., Viitaniemi J., Välisalo T.
FMEA as Design Monitor-, Regulation- and Management Tool Parallel to Product Design Cycle for an Optimised Quality Assurance
Pickard K., Müller P., Bertsche B.
Exposure to Hazardous Substances during Electronic Waste Recycling
Ihrig D.F., Hanke M., Ihrig C., Tischer M.

Manufacturing - Product Cycle and Control
Design of a Reliability Information System by a Semantic Network
Rzepka B., Wacker M., Bertsche B.
Analysis and Inclusion of Synergies of Common Quality Management Methods for Optimised Quality Assurance
Müller P., Pickard K., Bertsche B.
Product Quality Expectations and Failure Rate Prediction - The Parts Count Method and Causal Analysis
Behr A.
Bayesian Methodology for Reliability Assessment of Products under Development: Application to a Medical Diagnostic System
Droguett E.L., Groen F.J., Mosleh A.

Medical and Health
Health Care - PRA Approaches
PRA, Patient Safety, and Insights for Quality Improvement in Healthcare
Wreathall J.
The Use of Socio-Technical Probabilistic Risk Assessment at AHRQ and NASA
Battles J.B., Kanki B.G.
Socio-Technical Probabilistic Risk Assessment: Its Application to Patient Safety
Hale M., Slonim A., Allen B., Marx D., Kirkland J.
A Framework for Probabilistic Assessment of New Medical Technologies
Pietzsch J.B., Paté-Cornell M.E., Krummel T.M.

Health Care - Human and Organisational Issues
Human Error Risk Management Methodology for Safety Audit of a Large Hospital Structure
Cacciabue P.C., Vella G.
Modeling Techniques and Patient Safety
Wilwerding J.M., White A., Apostolakis G., Barach P., Fillipo B.H., Graham L.M.
Accident and incident analysis in hospitals: how to transfer RECUPERARE method from nuclear industry
de Marcellis-Warin N., Baumont G., Matahri N.
Human Reliability Analysis in Cobalt-Therapy Process using an Adapted ATHEANA Prospective Approach
Núñez Mc Leod J., Barón J., Rivera S.

Health Care - Human Error Taxonomies and Data Collection
Two Kinds of Error?
Senders J.W.
Analysing Medical Incident Reports by Use of a Human Error Taxonomy
Itoh K., Andersen B.
Hospital Staff Attitudes to Models of Reporting Adverse Events: Implications for Legislation
Andersen H.B., Hermann N., Madsen M.D., Østergaard D., Schiøler T.

Health Care - New Technologies for Risk Management
How Cognitive Artifact Support of Acute Care Distributed Cognition Affects Patient Safety
Nemeth C.P., Cook R.I., O’Connor M., Klock P.A.
An Object-Oriented Risk Management tool for Communicable Disease Control in the UK
Gelletlie R., Schweiger M., Barnes H., Hamilton R., Kara-Zaitri C.
Hospitals and Health Care Facilities: Guidelines for the implementation of

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