ESD.03 System Safety


Class Info

Introduces the concepts of system safety and how to analyze and design safer systems. Topics include the causes of accidents in general, and recent major accidents in particular; hazard analysis, safety-driven design techniques; design of human-automation interaction; integrating safety into the system engineering process; and managing and operating safety-critical systems.

This class has no prerequisites.

ESD.03 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by N. Leveson.

Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM on Wednesdays and Fridays in 33-218.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the System Safety site.

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