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Fault Tree Analysis Of A First Example Automated Freeway

Anthony Hitchcock

Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings from Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley

Abstract: This paper describes a fault tree analysis of an automated freeway and how conformity to safety criteria can be demonstrated by fault tree analysis. The system is initially explained, followed by a discussion of hazard analysis, fault tree, and an analysis of the results. Readers are advised to consult "Methods for Analysis of IVHS Safety: Final Report of MOU 19" by the author to acquire background information in regard to this report.

Keywords: Express highways--Automation; Automobiles--Automatic control; Reliability (Engineering); Trees (Graph theory) (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1991-01-01
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