Main Index - Safety-Critical Systems Development
Chris Johnson, University of Glasgow
Before you begin...
Topic 1: Background.
Safety in Space Related Systems
Market Forces, Tort/Insurance and Regulation.
Topic 2: Terminology and Ethics.
Definitions of safety and the Ariane 5 case study
Ethics, the Marketplace and the LAS case study
Topic 3: Standards, Safety Culture and Management.
Standards, Conformance and IEC61508
Organisational failure and MORT
Topic 4: Requirements Analysis.
Requirements and safety cases
Hazard analysis and FMECA
Topic 5: Risk Analysis.
Probabilistic risk assessment and Human Reliability
Fault Trees, Software Fault Trees and Software PRA
Topic 6: Software Engineering.
Software Development and DO-178B
Degraded Modes in Safety Related Software
Topic 7: Hardware Design
Fault Tolerant Architectures and the Shuttle GPCs
Microprocessors, PLCs and electromagnetic compatability
Topic 8: Static and Dynamic Testing
Validation and Verification.
Static and Dynamic Testing
Topic 9: Human Factors.
Individual Human Error and Fatigue
Workload, Situation Awareness and CRM (tbc)
Topic 10: Accident and Incident Analysis.
Accident investigation and Regulation - Space Tourism
Incident Reporting and Analysis (tbc)
Accident Investigation and Reporting (tbc)