Inventing Disaster – Hazard Analysis, AFD

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.

Additional Readings:

  1. When Doctors Make Mistakes (Excerpt) – By Atul Gawande.
  2. Set Phasers on Stun (And Other True Tales of Design, Technology, and Human Error) – Excerpt.
  3. An Introduction to Risk/Hazard Analysis for Medical Devices – By Daniel Kamm.