Main Index - Safety-Critical Systems Development
Chris Johnson, University of Glasgow
Before you begin...
Topic 1: Terminology and Ethics.
Definitions of safety and the Ariane 5 case study
Ethics, the Marketplace and the LAS case study
Topic 2: Standards, Safety Culture and Management.
Standards, Conformance and IEC61508
Organisational failure and MORT
Topic 3: Requirements Analysis.
Requirements and safety cases
Hazard analysis and FMECA
Topic 4: Risk Analysis.
Probabilistic risk assessment and Human Reliability
Fault Trees, Software Fault Trees and Software PRA
Topic 5: Software Engineering
Software Development and DO-178B
Degraded Modes in Safety Related Software
Topic 6: Hardware Design
Fault Tolerant Architectures and the Shuttle GPCs
Microprocessors, PLCs and electromagnetic compatability
Topic 7: Static and Dynamic Testing
Validation and Verification.
Static and Dynamic Testing
Topic 8: Human Factors.
Individual Human Error and Fatigue
Workload, Situation Awareness and CRM (tbc)
Topic 9: Accident and Incident Analysis.
Incident Reporting and Analysis (tbc)
Accident Investigation and Reporting (tbc)