CEE 498 TSO - Special Topics - Transportation Safety and Risk
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.
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.
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate