European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

VB-R33 RBI PoF
RBI Probability of Failure - Damage Factors

Course code: 161335 (SEM)
Language of instruction: English
Duration of the course: 1 days (9h)
Lecturers: Daniel Baloš, Prof. Dr. Petar Stanojević
Assessment: Written Exam, Transfer Paper, [optional topic for Project Study Paper]

Short description

The focus of the course is on the damage mechanisms appearing in different industries and their influence to the calculation of probability of failure of equipment. A large number of well elaborated examples are included.

Objectives

At the end of the course students are expected to have basic knowledge about:

  • main principles of the RBI
  • Damage Factors used in RBI PoF Analysis

Target Attendees / Participants

The course is dedicated to:

  • engineers, managers, inspectors, legislators (university level)
  • engineers working in maintenance petroleum/power/process industry
  • other professionals dealing with risk and safety in industry
  • university students of Steinbeis Master of Risk Engineering and Management program and similar programs

Course Content by Units

Unit 1: Probability of Failure Calculations

Duration
(minutes)

·       PoF Calculations

80

Review and conclusions of the Unit 1. Questions and answers.

10

 

Unit 2: Damage Factors – Part I

Duration

·       Thinning Damage Factors

·       Lining Damage Factors

330

Review and conclusions of the Unit 2. Questions and answers.

30

 

Unit 3: Damage Factors – Part II

Duration

·       SCC Damage Factor

270

Review and conclusions of the Unit 3: Questions and answers

30

 

Unit 4: Damage Factors – Part III

Duration

·       External and other Damage factors

180

Review and conclusions of the Unit 4: Questions and answers

30

 

Unit 5: Review

Duration

Final discussion and closing the course

30

Literature

  1. Lecture Notes Determination of Probability of Failure – Damage Factors
    version of September 11, 2012
  2. Transparencies:
    • Determination of Probability of Failure – Damage Factors
    • Examples


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(Course profile ID: VB-R33, generated on November 19, 2018)