CEE 460 (QR)
Fundamentals of probabilistic risk analysis. Stochastic modeling of hazards. Estimation of extremes. Vulnerability modeling of natural and built environment. Evaluation of failure chances and consequences. Reliability analysis. Decision analysis and risk management. Case studies involving natural hazards, including earthquakes, extreme winds, rainfall flooding, storm surges, hurricanes, and climate change, and their induced damage and economic losses.
Sample reading list:
Alfredo H-S. Ang & Wilson H. Tang, Probability Concepts in EngnrPlanning&Design:I (2nd edition)
Stuart Coles, An Intro to Statistical Modeling of Extreme Values, 2001
Alfredo H-S. Ang & Wilson H. Tang, Probability Concepts in Engnr Planning&Design: II, 1984
See instructor for complete list
See instructor for details.
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Quizzes - 10%
Term Paper(s) - 30%
Problem set(s) - 20%
Other (See Instructor) - 10%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Basic probability and statistics course..
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