Capacity (glossary)

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An attribute of resilience that includes all capabilities to enable a system to withstand a disruption – adapted from (Jackson 2010)

Source(s)

Jackson, Scott. 2010. Architecting Resilient Systems: Accident Avoidance and Survival and Recovery from Disruptions. Edited by A. P. Sage, Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management. Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons.

Discussion

This term is an a accumulation of terms defined by Woods (2006).

Woods, David D. 2006. Essential Characteristics of Resilience. In Resilience Engineering: Concepts and Precepts, edited by E. Hollnagel, Woods, David D., and Leveson, Nancy. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publlishing Limited.