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CEE 498 T4O - Transportation Risk and Safety

Spring 2021

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in civil and environmental engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

Prerequisites: Probability/statistics course, or CEE 491, or permission of instructor. This course is designed to introduce students to transportation risk analysis, focusing on freight and hazardous materials transportation. Topics covered include transportation risk management framework, qualitative, semi-quantitative, and quantitative risk assessment techniques, structuring decision problems, overview of hazardous materials transportation, transportation-mode-specific risk assessment methods for highways, railroads, pipelines and inlands waterway, and transportation security.

Related Faculty

Subject Area

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to transportation risk analysis, focusing on freight and hazardous materials transportation. Topics covered include transportation risk management framework, qualitative, semi-quantitative, and quantitative risk assessment techniques, structuring decision problems, overview of hazardous materials transportation, transportation-mode-specific risk assessment methods for highways, railroads, pipelines and inlands waterway, and transportation security.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Prerequisites

Probability/statistics course, or CEE 491, or permission of instructor.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Transportation Risk and SafetyT4O59028ONL41400 - 1520 T R     Christopher P. L. Barkan
Chen-Yu Lin