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Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2023, Volume: 16, Issue: 39, Pages: 3414-3422

Original Article

Assessment of Risks Associated with Elevated Metro Rail Projects by using Fuzzy Failure Mode a nd Effect Analysis

Received Date:17 June 2023, Accepted Date:08 September 2023, Published Date:25 October 2023


Objective: To identify the risk factors in metro projects through literature reviews and interviews and to assess identified risks using Fuzzy FMEA. Method: An under construction elevated metro viaduct is documented, and Fuzzy FMEA is used to assess risks identified through the study. Findings: The application of Fuzzy FMEA in elevated metro construction was demonstrated and conclusions were drawn from the findings of the study. It was identified that risks under physical and economic category are high and construction risk fall between low and medium post mitigation. Novelty: This study highlights the critical aspects of risks in elevated metro projects in India; also, it provides mitigation strategies to each of the independent variable to keep the risk and time under control.

Keywords: Risk management, Risk assessment, metro rail, Elevated metro rail, FMEA, Fuzzy FMEA


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© 2023 Amrutha & Kranti Kumar. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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