event tree


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event tree

[i′vent ‚trē]
(industrial engineering)
A graphical representation of the possible sequence of events that might occur following an event that initiates an accident.
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We populated events under pivoting event trees representing event scenarios (externally and internally) for aircraft LOC.
As this player affects the probabilities with which certain events occur, this is going to affect the EPP for the lineup, as determined by the event tree model.
When considering the influence of the reliability of fire protection systems on different fire scenarios, the event tree method is employed to generate various fire scenarios according to the success or failure of these fire protection systems.
Analysis of the event tree showed that the probability of spontaneous collapses, which appear during mine works, is negligible (0.015%).
Event tree and fault tree analyses are often used together because of their complementary structures.
An event tree such as the one shown in Figure 2 was used by a major manufacturer to prioritize disaster recovery plans for property exposures.
Fault and event trees are simplified models of systems which can yield valuable information on process logic.
Combining root cause analysis (RCA), analytic hierarchy process (AHP), and event tree analysis (ETA) in a loop is able to develop and prioritize prevention strategies and more specifically evaluate whether these strategies can successfully control fire accidents or specific installation is needed.
The event tree demonstrates probability of risk magnitude (P) for selective extraction thicknesses 1 and 2 (Fig.
(2) Assessment methods based on traditional theory of security systems engineering, such as Fault Tree Analysis, Event Tree Analysis, Risk Matrix, research of danger and operability, probabilistic risk assessment technology, Dow's chemical fire, and index evaluation of explosion [3]: for example, Cong et al.
Figure 5 presents the event tree for oil shale transport processes indicating the probabilities of the transport processes and spent time.
In the wake of September 11, a new limb on that Event Tree began to sprout.