Risk Assessment of Power System Catastrophic Failures and Hidden Failure Monitoring & Control System
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Asymmetrical Information Market Failure Triggered by the Chicago School\'s Profit Motive Paradigm: A Case Study of Virginia\'s Public Higher Education Market and Media Identification of Public Value Failure Davis, Robert M (Virginia Tech, 2013-06-28)This paper presents a case study examination of the Commonwealth of Virginia\'s public higher education market and the use of asymmetrical information flows between providers and consumers by college and university ...
Managing the Risk of Failure in Complex Systems: Insight into the Space Shuttle Challenger Failure Vantine, William L. (Virginia Tech, 1998-12-16)Abstract
This dissertation presents a new approach for identifying, assessing, mitigating, and managing the risks of failure in complex systems. It describes the paradigm commonly used today to explain such failures ...
Janssen, H. K.; van Wijland, F.; Deloubriere, O.; Tauber, U. C. (American Physical Society, 2004-11)We demonstrate that the "microscopic" field theory representation, directly derived from the corresponding master equation, fails to adequately capture the continuous nonequilibrium phase transition of the pair contact ...