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A-CAST (Automated Causal Analysis based on STAMP)

Description

 

A-CAST is an open tool support the application of CAST (Causal Analysis using System Theory) which automates the activities of CAST accident Analysis. We develop the A-CAST tool as a plug-in which will be integrated with XSTAMPP to assist safety analysis in performing CAST. Moreover, it will give the safety analysts different views on the CAST Accident Analysis  process.

 

 

 

Features

A-CAST tool has the following main functions:

  • It is based on XSTAMP platform.
  • Edit the fundamentals of accident analysis.
  • Edit the information of the accident, hazards and the safety constraints which are violated.
  • Draw the control structure diagram and export the diagagra
  • Edit the proximal events of accidents.
  • Edit the roles and safety responsibilites for each component in the control structure diagram.
  • Edit the recommendation about each component in the control structure diagram.
  • Export and import the CAST accident analysis results as file with extension *.acc.
  • And other useful functions.

Download and Installation Guide

Upon call-up of the A-CAST Tool, you have to register yourself. Please fill in the registration mask completely (* = mandatory field). Following registration, you will receive an e-mail containing the link for download the A-CAST and the link of the empirical evaluation study to help us in evaluating our tool and provide your feedback for further improvement of the A-CAST Tool.


We developed A-CAST to be able to run under different operating systems (windows, linux and macintosh). To download A-CAST Tool please provide us the information below:

A-CAST User Manual

Video Demo:

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Release Notes

Upcoming Version 1.0.0 will be released in the few next weeks

A-CAST Team

Developers Team: Martin Root

Asim Abdulkhaleq

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Stefan Wagner