Focus on the most important

This course provides the necessary elements to identify the most influential sources of uncertainty through a sensitivity analysis.


1-day course


  • Achieve a ranking of uncertainties.
  • Learn how to interpret the results of a sensitivity analysis.


  • Good knowledge of probability theory
  • Knowledge of Python recommended


  • R&D Engineer
  • Design Office Engineer
  • Operational Safety Engineer


Upcoming sessions

  • April 2, 2021
  • October 8, 2021


18/20 Boulevard Reuilly, 75012 PARIS – Métro Dugommier




Introduction to Sensitivity Analysis

Screening method

  • Morris Method

Local indexes

  • Taylor Expansion

Global indices

  • Indices based on correlation
  • Variance analysis: Sobol indices
  • Post-processing of polynomial chaos

Practice work with Python


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