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Overview of Safety Instrumented Systems

Overview of Safety Instrumented Systems
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ISBN: 978-87-403-0314-8
1 edition
Pages : 98
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For project managers and engineers involved with hazardous processes, this manual focuses on the management, planning and execution of automatic safety systems in accordance with IEC 61511, the newly released international standard for process industry safety controls.

When you download this book, you will receive an email from IDC Technologies offering further information on the topic.


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  1. Overview of Safety Instrumented Systems
    1. Summary of contents
    2. Introduction and objectives
    3. Safety system basics
    4. Risk reduction and safety integrity
    5. Protection layers
    6. Safety management principles
    7. The legal framework for process safety
    8. New standards
    9. The safety lifecycle
    10. Setting SIL targets
    11. Meeting SIL targets
    12. Safety reliability versus availability for production
    13. Introduction to safety PLCs
    14. The cost of ownership
    15. Management of functional safety
    16. Conclusion

About the Author

As one of the world’s leading engineering and technology training, consulting and publishing companies, IDC Technologies’ strength lies in providing practical and useful technical training for engineers, technicians and other technical personnel. Your business grows by developing the skills and expertise of your most important asset – your people. For the past 12 years, we have helped our clients in achieving their business objectives by developing their people.

We specialize in the fields of electrical systems, industrial data communications, telecommunications, automation and control, mechanical engineering, project and financial management and are continually adding to our portfolio of over 140 different workshops. Our instructors are highly respected in their fields of expertise and in the last ten years have trained over 140,000 engineers, technicians and other technical personnel. With offices conveniently located worldwide, IDC Technologies has an enthusiastic team of professional engineers, technicians and support staff who are committed to providing the highest quality of training, publishing and consultancy services.

Our worldwide offices are located in:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Ireland
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • United Kingdom
  • USA
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