Emerson's Mike Boudreaux alerted me to a discussion in the Oil and Gas Instrumentation Club LinkedIn group. The thread referenced an earlier post on this blog, Field Device Sharing Between Control and Safety Systems that Mike had written. Mike quoted Emerson certified...
Safety Instrumented System Architecture Diagnostics
The language of process safety is filled with its own jargon. Architectures are described as 1oo1, 1oo2, 2oo2, 2oo3, etc. The "oo" means "out of". So, 1oo1 means one-out-of-one. William M. Goble and Harry Cheddie wrote a book, Safety Instrumented Systems Verification...
Executing IEC 61511 Process Safety Projects
ControlGlobal.com has an excellent article on the global process safety standard, IEC 61511. The article, IEC 61511 Implementation - The Execution Challenge, shares the experiences of two Mustang Engineering process automation project veterans. I turned to one of...
Volume Tank Considerations in Process Safety Applications
I saw a great process safety article in InTech magazine titled, When failsafe isn't enough. It give a "howto" approach to volume tank sizing for reserve air pressure required for an orderly safety shutdown. The author describes some cases where this reserve air volume...
Stay up to Date with the Latest News and Updates
Subscribe for Updates
We invite you to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube to keep up to date on all the latest news, events and innovations to help you take on and solve your toughest challenges.
Want to re-purpose, reuse or translate content?
Please do, Just link back to the post and send us a quick note so we can share your work. Thanks!
Our Global Community
Emerson Exchange 365
The opinions expressed here are the personal opinions of the authors. Content published here is not read or approved by Emerson before it is posted and does not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Emerson.