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    Safety Integrity Level Selection (Hardback) By (author) Edward M. Marszal, By (author) Eric William Scharpf

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    DescriptionThe book describes systematic methods and techniques for selecting safety integrity levels for safety instrumented systems (SIS). Numerous methods that are used in industry are presented, with an emphasis on layer of protection analysis, which is rapidly becoming the most common. The reason for its popularity stems from its ease of use while providing accurate results. This technique emphasizes accounting for existing layers of protection. By doing so, the SIS is not over-designed and over-priced. This technique ensures that the maximum return on risk reduction investments is achieved. This reference demonstrates the application of quantitative risk analysis techniques and tools to the problem of safety integrity level selection. The authors bring the topic down to earth, explaining the material in a non-threatening and approachable way. They distill essential theory into a format that the average control systems engineer can quickly apply. This is not a generic theoretical dissertation, nor a comprehensive treatment of the topic of quantitative risk analysis. It is a focused process for applying specifically to the problem of selecting safety integrity levels for safety instrumented systems.


 

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    Title
    Safety Integrity Level Selection
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Edward M. Marszal, By (author) Eric William Scharpf
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 183 mm
    Height: 259 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781556177774
    ISBN 10: 1556177771
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.0
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: COM032000
    BIC subject category V2: TBC, TBM
    BISAC V2.8: TEC017000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 620.86, 620.8/6
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: T55 .M3563 2002
    Thema V1.0: TBC, TBM
    Publisher
    ISA
    Imprint name
    ISA
    Publication date
    15 June 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Research Triangle Park