Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours (Lectures: 2 hours per week, Tutorials: 1 hour per week, Consultations: 1 hour per week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| Admission to Master of Engineering OR the following subject: |
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
Dr Lihai Zhang
|Subject Overview:||This subject will focus on how risk analysis and management principles and techniques can be applied to engineering projects. Topics covered include: probability, random variables and their probability distributions and simulation techniques; confidence intervals and significance testing; parameter estimation, least squares modelling; an introduction to the history of engineering failures; the forms of risk and risk identification; the sociological implications of acceptable risk; approaches to risk management, monitoring for compliance, risk perception and design implications|
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Bachelor of Science |
B-ENG Civil Engineering stream |
Civil (Engineering) Systems
Master of Engineering (Civil)
Master of Engineering (Environmental)
Master of Engineering (Structural)
Physical (Environmental Engineering) Systems
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