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The Question of Common, Integrated, and Interfaced Safety Instrumented Systems

Posted in Safety on Friday, August 14th, 2009. No comments yet
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The question of integration with respect to safety instrumented systems (SIS) and basic process control systems (BPCS) continues unabated. Emerson’s Mike Boudreaux alerted me to a great article, The Question of Integration, in the June issue of Control Engineering Asia magazine. It was written by a TÜV FSExpert with one of the automation suppliers. He […]

Primer on Safety Instrumented Systems and Process Safety

Posted in Education, Safety on Monday, July 6th, 2009. No comments yet
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The Flow Control magazine website has a great Safety Instrumented Systems Primer interview with Emerson’s Mike Boudreaux. You may recall Mike and his views on process safety and safety instrumented systems in earlier posts. If you’re not already steeped in the language of process safety with things like safety integrity levels (SIL), safety instrumented functions […]