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CEE 5970 Risk Analysis and Management

  • Instructor: Jery Stedinger
  • Dept: Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Title: Professor
  • Address: 213 Hollister Hall
  • Phone: 607 255-2351
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Lecture: MWF 10:10 - 11:00 RHD 253

Spring. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: introduction to probability and statistics (e.g., CEE 3040, ENGRD 2700, ILRST 2100, BTRY 3010, or AEM 2100); two semesters of calculus; senior or graduate standing or permission of instructor.

Develops a working knowledge of risk terminology and reliability engineering, analytic tools and models used to analyze safety, environmental and technological risks, and social and psychological risk issues. Discussions address life risks in the United States historical accidents, natural hazards, threat assessment, transportation risks, industrial accidents, waste incineration, air pollution modeling, public health, regulatory policy, risk communication, and risk management.

Outcome 1: Students’ should gain an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.

Outcome 2: Students’ should gain an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

Outcome 3: Students’ should gain an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

Outcome 4: Students’ should gain the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.

Outcome 5: Students’ should gain a knowledge of contemporary issues.


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