BS ISO 11231:2019 Space systems. Probabilistic risk assessment (PRA)

BS ISO 11231:2019

Space systems. Probabilistic risk assessment (PRA)

Status : Current   Published : May 2019



What is this standard about?

This document supports and complements the implementation of the risk management process defined in ISO 17666 in situations when the application of a quantitative risk assessment is deemed necessary.

This document defines the principles, process, implementation and requirements for conducting a quantitative risk assessment and explains the details of probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) as applied to safety. While PRA can be applied to project risk management involving cost and schedule, this application is outside the scope of this document.

This document provides the basic requirements and procedures for the use of PRA techniques to assess safety or mission risk and success in space programmes and projects. This document is applicable to all international space projects involving:

— the design of space vehicles for the transportation of personnel in space;

— the design of space and non-terrestrial planetary stations inhabited by human beings;

— the design of space and launch vehicles powered by, or carrying, nuclear materials;

— other projects as directed by the authorities or clients.

These types of projects generally involve scenarios, chains of events or activities that could result in the death of, or serious injury to, members of the public, astronauts or pilots, or the workforce, or the loss of critical or high-value equipment and property. For other types of projects, it is intended that PRA be performed at the discretion of the project management.

Standard NumberBS ISO 11231:2019
TitleSpace systems. Probabilistic risk assessment (PRA)
Publication Date02 May 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 17666
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 14620-2:2011, IEC 60300-3-9, ISO/TS 18667, ISO 16192
ReplacesBS ISO 11231:2010
International RelationshipsISO 11231:2019
Draft Superseded By18/30344556 DC
DescriptorsRisk analysis, Probability calculations, Management operations, Estimation, Hazards, Management, Space transport, Spacecraft, Safety engineering, Management techniques, Space technology, Nuclear power, Risk assessment
Title in FrenchSystèmes spatiaux. Évaluation du risque probabiliste (PRA)
ISBN978 0 580 94852 7
File Size2.987 MB

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