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This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.


In the course several fundamental principles for analyzing reliability and risk will be discussed. Among themes to be covered are: How to express risk and uncertainty? How to understand and use models? How to understand and use parametric probability distributions? How to use analyses in the decision making process? The course will start with relevant articles and books within the field, and themes to be covered in the course may vary. The course will have a seminar form, where the students will present and discuss problem issues associated with the content of selected articles. The course involves development, presentation and defense of written assignments, and participation in discussions during the seminar meetings.

Learning outcome

Upon completion of the course the candidate shall have substantial insight in fundamental issues within risk analysis, as mentions under "Content", and be able to reflect upon these from a research perspective

Contents

In the course several fundamental principles for analyze and manage risk will be discussed. Among themes to be covered are: How to express risk and uncertainty? How to understand and use models? How to understand and use parametric probability distributions? How to use analyses in the decision making process? The course will start with relevant articles and books within the field, and themes to be covered in the course may vary. The course will have a seminar form, where the students will present and discuss problem issues associated with the content of selected articles. The course involves development, presentation and defense of written assignments, and participation in discussions during the seminar meetings.

Required prerequisite knowledge

None.

Recommended previous knowledge

MOS210 Risk analysis and risk management, RIS500 Risk analysis and risk management

Exam

Weight Duration Marks Aid
Report(s)1/1 Pass - Fail

Coursework requirements

Presentations

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator
Terje Aven
Course teacher
Roger Flage , Eirik Bjorheim Abrahamsen
Head of Department
Tore Markeset

Method of work

Guidance, presentations, critique.

Open to

PhD programme

Literature

Selected articles and books related to fundamental issues within risk analysis, as mentioned under «Content».


This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.

Sist oppdatert: 19.08.2019