SW4582 Weapon System Software Safety

This course provides an introduction to software system safety. The course covers the principles and processes of system safety engineering, including the basics of hazard analysis and risk assessment. Emphasis is placed in this course on both planning and managing acquisition programs involving safety-critical software. Concepts and principles are applied to the acquisition of weapon systems. An advanced course in system safety is offered as SW4920.



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  • Fall
  • As Required