Lecture 8: This lecture focuses on recognizing that mistakes and disasters do happen when engineering, and the ability to recognize analyze and recognize such incidents before they happen. There are a few additional readings included below on human error and hazard analysis.
- When Doctors Make Mistakes (Excerpt) – By Atul Gawande.
- Set Phasers on Stun (And Other True Tales of Design, Technology, and Human Error) – Excerpt.
- An Introduction to Risk/Hazard Analysis for Medical Devices – By Daniel Kamm.