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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 September 2008
  • ISBN : 9780123746016
  • Page : 374 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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PART 1? WHY RISK ASSESSMENT -- Chapter 1? Understanding Risk Assessement -- 1.1The Target Risks -- 1.2The Quantitative Definition of Risk -- 1.3The Meaning of Quantification -- 1.4Form of the Results of a Quantitative Risk Assessment -- 1.5References -- Chapter 2? Analytical Foundations of Quantitative Risk Assessment -- 2.1Quantitative Definition of Risk -- 2.2The Scenario Approach to Quantitative Risk Assessment -- 2.3Interpretation of Probability and Likelihood -- 2.4Quantification of the Scenarios -- 2.5Assembling the Results -- 2.6References -- Chapter 3? The Rational Management of Catastrophic Risks -- 3.1Benefits of Quantitative Risk Assessment -- 3.2The Role of the Case Studies -- 3.3Comparing Quantitative Risks Using the Case Studies -- 3.4Observations from the Case Studies -- 3.5Insights from Comparing Results -- 3.6Where Do We Go from Here? -- References -- PART 2? Risk Assessment Case Studies -- Chapter 3? Risk of a Catastrophic Hurricane in -- 3.1Summary of the Risk Assess ...

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Quantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks

Quantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks
  • Author : B. John Garrick,Robert F. Christie
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2008-09-11
  • ISBN : 9780123746016
GET THIS BOOKQuantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks

PART 1? WHY RISK ASSESSMENT -- Chapter 1? Understanding Risk Assessement -- 1.1The Target Risks -- 1.2The Quantitative Definition of Risk -- 1.3The Meaning of Quantification -- 1.4Form of the Results of a Quantitative Risk Assessment -- 1.5References -- Chapter 2? Analytical Foundations of Quantitative Risk Assessment -- 2.1Quantitative Definition of Risk -- 2.2The Scenario Approach to Quantitative Risk Assessment -- 2.3Interpretation of Probability and Likelihood -- 2.4Quantification of the Scenarios -- 2.5Assembling the Results -- 2.6References -- Chapter 3? The Rational Management of

Quantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks

Quantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2008-10-27
  • ISBN : 0080923453
GET THIS BOOKQuantifying and Controlling Catastrophic Risks

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