Achieving Systems Safety

Proceedings of the Twentieth Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Bristol, UK, 7-9th February 2012

Editors: Dale, Chris, Anderson, Tom (Eds.)

  • Contains the papers presented at the twentieth annual Safety-critical Systems Symposium, held at Bristol, UK, in February 2012
  • This volume offers a wide-ranging coverage of current safety topics, and a blend of academic research and industrial experience
  • Includes papers in the following areas: Vulnerabilities in Global Navigation Satellite Systems; Safety Culture and Community; Transport Safety; Cyber-attacks on Safety-critical Systems; Improving our Approach to Systems Safety; Accidents: Assessment, Validation and Testing; Safety Standards and Safety Levels
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Achieving Systems Safety contains papers presented at the twentieth annual Safety-critical Systems Symposium, held in Bristol, UK, in February 2012.

The Symposium is for engineers, managers and academics in the field of system safety, across all industry sectors, so the papers making up this volume offer a wide-ranging coverage of current safety topics, and a blend of academic research and industrial experience. They include both recent developments in the field and discussion of open issues that will shape future progress.

The topics covered by the 20 papers in this volume include vulnerabilities in global navigation satellite systems; safety culture and community; transport safety; cyber-attacks on safety-critical systems; improving our approach to systems safety; accidents; assessment, validation and testing; safety standards and safety levels.

The book will be of interest to both academics and practitioners working in the safety-critical systems arena.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Accidental Systems, Hidden Assumptions and Safety Assurance

    Thomas, Martyn

    Pages 1-9

  • Do we truly understand Safety Culture?

    Bain, Allan

    Pages 11-24

  • The Need for a Community for System and Functional Safety Professionals

    Canning, Audrey

    Pages 25-33

  • The Challenge of Technological Change in the Automotive Industry

    Rivett, Roger

    Pages 35-42

  • Safety Process Implementation for Unmanned Aerial Systems

    Celik, Sirma

    Pages 43-53

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eBook $149.00
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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $189.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4471-2493-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Achieving Systems Safety
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the Twentieth Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Bristol, UK, 7-9th February 2012
Editors
  • Chris Dale
  • Tom Anderson
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-2494-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-2494-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-2493-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 293
Number of Illustrations and Tables
81 b/w illustrations
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