Preventing slips, overruns, and cancellations: Application of accident investigations and theory to the understanding and prevention of engineering project failures

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By Diane C. Aloisio1, Karen Marais

Purdue University, Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering

Supporting data for accident and project failure analysis.

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Version 1.0 - published on 15 Nov 2017 doi:10.4231/R7XK8CQW - cite this Archived on 16 Dec 2017

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We identified 23 different accident and project failure causes and 16 different recommended remedial actions across the 63 cases. Our cause-recommendation network shows how the causes are linked to each other and to the recommendations. This supporting data for our journal paper provides over 900 specific examples of how these causes manifested in failures, and over 600 specific examples of the associated recommended remedial actions, as well as the references and models we used.

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First version November 10 2017.

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