Concepts related to dependability and survivability
- Andrea VICENZUTTI;
Basic principles of Dependability theory and its key concepts: threats, attributes and enforcing techniques.
Introduction to Safety and Functional Safety, and examples of actual Safety requirements in marine systems area.
Basic concepts of Survivability.
Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of Dependability.
Actual examples of Dependability concepts and techniques application in industry.
Possible future applications of Dependability concepts to shipboard electrical power system design.
Aims and intended learning outcomes
- Understanding of key Dependability, Survivability, and Functional Safety items.
- Understanding the relationship among Dependability, Survivability, and Safety.
- Understanding of key technical points for evaluating Dependability attributes in shipboard systems.
- Understanding both actual and possible future applications of Dependability concepts and techniques to shipboard power systems.
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- D.J. Smith and K.G.L. Simpson, “Safety Critical Systems Handbook”, Elsevier, Nov. 2010
- P.M. Curtis, “Maintaining Mission Critical Systems in a 24/7 Environment”, IEEE Press Series on Power Engineering – Wiley, 2011