Prof. Nancy Leveson
Dr. John P. Thomas
16.63J / ESD.03J
This class 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.
Leveson, Nancy, and John Thomas. 16.63J System Safety, Fall 2012. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-63j-system-safety-fall-2012 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA