Process Safety and Environmental Protection 2017 DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2017.08.015 View full text
Mohammad Yazdi, Sohag Kabir

Abstract: Fault tree analysis is a widely used method of risk assessment in process industries. However, the classical fault tree approach has its own limitations such as the inability to deal with uncertain failure data and to consider statistical dependence among the failure events. In this paper, we propose a comprehensive framework for the risk assessment in process industries under the conditions of uncertainty and statistical dependency of events. The proposed approach makes the use of expert knowledge and fuzzy s…

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