20% Chance of Rain

20% Chance of Rain

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There are plenty of books on specialized risk topics but few that deal with the broad diversity and daily applicability of this subject. Risk applications require a robust knowledge of many attributes of this seemingly simple subject. This book teaches the reader through examples and case studies the fundamental (and subtle) aspects of risk - regardless of the specific situation. The text allows the reader to understand the concept of risk analysis while not getting too involved in the mathematics; in this method the reader can apply these techniques across a wide range of situations. The second edition includes new examples from NASA and several other industries as well as new case studies from legal databases. The many real-life discussion topics enable the reader to form an understanding of the concepts of risk and risk management and apply them to day-to-day issues.Exploring the Concept of Risk Richard B. Jones ... When the work is performed and documented by a designated FAA repair facility using standard, approved methods, restored or overhauled parts are safe. ... Safety is always a concerna€” even for carriers who knowingly use the relatively cheap bogus parts. ... However , this statement does not adequately portray the enormous effort being applied to keep our airliners and ... In 2008, the FAA stated that they believe that about 2% ofanbsp;...

Title:20% Chance of Rain
Author:Richard B. Jones
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-10-11


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