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MRE5007

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
United States of America Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)K Bahrami

Synopsis

Introduction to risk engineering. Risk engineering terminologies. Human perception of risk and ALARP. Risk and Reliability Mathematics. System modelling and analysis. Technical tools for Risk Engineers. Loss forecasting and prevention methods for fire, explosion, machine breakdown. Human element in engineering risk management. Modelling of accidents. Industrial hazards and their risk assessment - Case studies. Emergency planning, documentation and management. Recent issues in risk engineering. Engineering risk management report writing and communication.

Assessment

Assignment: 60%, Examination: 40%
Students are required to pass both components to pass the unit.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Indra Gunawan

Contact hours

150 hours of study