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Fall 2024
Jun 17, 2024
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AAE 57100 - Complex System Safety
Credit Hours: 3.00. The objective of this course is to provide students with the ability to assess the safety risk posed by engineering systems, taking into consideration hardware, software, human, and organizational factors, and using risk assessment tools that are used in practice in industry.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture
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Offered By: School of Aero and Astro Engr
Department: Aeronautics & Astronautics

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette Continuing Ed
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Describe several frameworks and theories for assessing and improving system safety. 2. Describe key elements of published system safety and risk assessment studies. 3. Describe different models used to model accidents. 4. Apply different models to model accidents. 5. List the steps in developing a system safety plan. 6. Recognize the extent of problems in system safety and risk assessment. 7. Describe the role of various systems and factors in creating safety and in causing errors and adverse events. 8. Discuss problems and issues in measuring and reporting safety. 9. Demonstrate knowledge of the basics of conducting an incident or accident investigation. 10. Design solutions to improve safety. 11. Discuss the ethical, legal, and regulatory implications related to safety. 12. Compare the different types of instruments/methods available to assess system safety. 13. Critique the use of commonly used system safety and risk assessment techniques in specific applications.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior 105+ hours
      Senior 90 - 104 hours

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