The Use of Quantitative Risk Assessment in the Operations Phase of Space Missions
Michael G. Lutomski
This chapter is intended to provide an understanding of quantitative risk assessment as it is applied in the operational phase of complex aerospace missions. Like most engineering analyses, specialized skills are a prerequisite for quantitative risk assessments. Data collection, deriving reliability data, model construction, determining the scope of events to include and exclude, and the generation and interpretation of results are often multifaceted and intricately detailed ...