Online Courses

CEE 491 - Decision and Risk Analysis

Summer 2018

Course Description

This course covers the development of modern statistical decision theory and risk analysis, and application of these concepts in civil engineering design and decision making; Bayesian statistical decision theory, decision tree, utility concepts, and multi-objective decision problems; modeling and analysis of uncertainties, practical risk evaluation, and formulation of risk-based design criteria, risk benefit trade-offs, and optimal decisions.

Credit Hours

3 or 4 hours


A course in Engineering Risk and Uncertainty (such as CEE 202).

Subject Area

Civil and Environmental Engineering