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A collection of our Blogs, Articles, and Whitepapers
To develop the Fire and Gas system requirements needed by industry, we first needed to understand the regulatory requirements, applicable in
Lessons Learned on SIL Verification and SIS Conceptual Design
by Richard E. Hanner & Ravneet Singh There are many critical activities and decisions that take place prior to and during the Safety...
Methodologies in Reducing Systematic Failures of Wired IPLs
by Richard E. Hanner & Tab Vestal The history of high consequence incidents in industry reveals that most accidents were the result of...
Reverend Bayes, Meet Process Safety-Use Bayes’ Theorem to Establish Site Specific Confidence in LOPA
Bayes’ Theorem is sorely missing from the toolbox of Process Safety practitioners. This paper will introduce Bayes’ Theorem to the reader an
SIL ratings and certification for fire & gas system hardware ; Is industry barking up the wrong tree
There are many devices (sensors, logic solvers and final elements) used in safety instrumented systems that are independently certified...
The use of Bayesian Networks in Functional Safety - Whitepaper
Functional safety engineers follow the ISA/IEC 61511 standard and perform calculations based on random hardware failures. These result in...
Burner Management System Safety Integrity Level Selection
by Michael D. Scott, P.E., aeSolutions Founder This paper will discuss how quantitative methods can be utilized to select the appropriate...
Identifying Required Safety Instrumented Functions for HIGH-TECH & SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
This paper will discuss the issues, decisions, and challenges encountered when attempting to initially apply the concepts of the Safety Life
IPL/CMS- Integrity Management of Non-SIS Independent Protection Layers after the LOPA
This paper discusses the identification, selection, implementation and management of Non-SIF IPLs through the process lifecycle.
Implementing Safety Instrumented BMS: Challenges and Opportunities
Implementing a Safety Instrumented Burner Management (SI‐BMS) can be challenging, costly, and time consuming. Simply identifying design shor
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