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Knowledge in Risk Assessment and Management

Year: 2018
Language: english
Author: Terje Aven & Enrico Zio
Genre: Reference book
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Format: PDF
Quality: OCR without errors
Pages count: 346
Description: This book is about knowledge in risk assessment and management.


List of Contributors vii
Preface ix
Acknowledgements xv
Part I Fundamental Ideas, Principles and Approaches 1
1 Risk Assessment with Broad Uncertainty and Knowledge
2 The Enigma of Knowledge in the Risk Field 27
3 Treatment and Communication of Uncertain Assumptions in (Semi‐)quantitative Risk Assessments 49
4 Critical Slowing‐down Framework for Monitoring Early Warning Signs of Surprise and Unforeseen Events 81
5 Improving the Foundation and Practice of Uncertainty Analysis:Strengthening Links to Knowledge and Risk 103
6 Completeness Uncertainty: Conceptual Clarification and Treatment 127
7 Quality of Risk Assessment: Definition and Verification 143
8 Knowledge‐driven System Simulation for Scenario Analysis in Risk Assessment 165
Part II Risk Assessment and Decision Making 221
9 A Decision Support Method for Prioritizing Investments Subject to Uncertainties 223
10 Risk Analysis under Structural Uncertainty 241
Part III Applications 265
11 A Practical Approach to Risk Assessments from Design to Operation of Offshore Oil and Gas Installations 267
12 A Semi‐quantitative Approach for Assessment of Risk Trends in the Norwegian Oil and Gas Industry 297
13 Knowledge Engineering at a Risk‐informed Regulatory Agency: Challenges and Suggestions 313
Index 339


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