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CEE 491 - Decision and Risk Analysis

Last offered Fall 2022

Official Description

Development of modern statistical decision theory and risk analysis, and application of these concepts in civil engineering design and decision making; Bayesian statistical decision theory, decision tree, utility concepts, and multi-objective decision problems; modeling and analysis of uncertainties, practical risk evaluation, and formulation of risk-based design criteria, risk benefit trade-offs, and optimal decisions. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 202.

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Subject Area

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Description

This course covers the development of modern statistical decision theory and risk analysis, and application of these concepts in civil engineering design and decision making; Bayesian statistical decision theory, decision tree, utility concepts, and multi-objective decision problems; modeling and analysis of uncertainties, practical risk evaluation, and formulation of risk-based design criteria, risk benefit trade-offs, and optimal decisions.

Credit Hours

3 or 4 hours

Prerequisites

A course in Engineering Risk and Uncertainty (such as CEE 202).

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Decision and Risk AnalysisONL67310ONL3 -    Paolo Gardoni
Decision and Risk AnalysisRA366350LCD31230 - 1350 T R  2311 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg Paolo Gardoni
Decision and Risk AnalysisRA467047LCD41230 - 1350 T R  2311 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg Paolo Gardoni