IEC 61511-3 PDF

30 Apr BS IEC. Functional safety —. Safety instrumented systems for the process industry sector —. Part 3: Guidance for the. 22 May Purchase your copy of BS EN as a PDF download or hard International Relationships, EN ,IEC IEC standard is a technical standard which sets out practices in the engineering of systems that ensure the safety of an industrial process through the use.

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I under process design. Protective systems can rely on different technologies chemical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, electronic, programmable electronic Any iev strategy should consider each individual safety instrumented system in the context of the other protective systems. The LOPA team decides to add a SIF that consists of a current switch and a relay to de-energize a solenoid valve connected to a block valve in the ifc jacket steam supply line.

Different methods may be used for each of the separate risks identified.

This standard also addresses the safety instrumented system sensors and final elements regardless of the technology used.

Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references. This IS because in many instances a failure does not cause an Immediate fatality. This annex is not intended to be a definitive account of the method but is intended to illustrate the general principles. This should have both safety and economic benefits. The total amount of risk reduction can then be determined and the need for more risk reduction analyzed.

This approach has been adopted in order that ied rational and ief technical policy be used. A qualitative approach can be used to assess process risk.

BS EN 61511-3:2017

In order to reduce the overall frequency of jec to the atmosphere, a new SiL 2 safety instrumented function implemented in a SIS is required to meet the safety target level The new safety instrumented function is shown in Figure B.


For the purpose of deciding whether a particular requirement of this standard is complied with, the final value, observed or calculated, expressing the result of a test or analysis, shall be rounded off in accordance with IS 61511–3 The top event, vessel overpressurization, is caused due to the failure of the basic process control system BPCSor an external fire see Table Uec.

Even in cases of major leakage of liquid inventory, the escalation time will be sufficiently slow to enable there to be a high probability that operations staff may be able to avoid the hazard. The faster, easier way to work with standards. It should be noted that the F parameter is not used in this risk graph because the concept of occupancy does not apply.

I shows the relationship between the requirement classes according to DIN V and the risk areas. The classification enables clear delineation 61511–3 planning, erection and operation and also during subsequent modifications to process control systems.

This can be calculated by dividing the annualised cost of the additional hardware and engineering associated with a higher level of integrity by the incremental risk reduction.

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For example, the new safety instrumented function can use dual, safety dedicated, pressure sensors in a 1oo2 configuration sending signals to a logic solver. Techniques such as redundant channels of identical hardware, which are very effective at controlling random hardware failures, are of little use in reducing systematic failures.

I General This annex outlines how 61511- safety integrity levels can be determined if a semi-quantitative approach is 615113- A semi-quantitative approach is of particular value when the tolerable risk is to be specified in a numerical manner for example that a specified consequence should not occur with a greater frequency than 1 in years.

To prevent unreasonable claims for the safety integrity of the basic process control ic, this standard places constraints on the claims that can be made The necessary risk reduction is the minimum level of risk reduction that has to be achieved to meet the tolerable risk.


Therefore a value of 0,1 so it is entered into column 5, Figure F.

Institution of Electrical Engineers, London, Temporary injury to personnel and damage 61151-3 the environment. If the demand rate IS very high, the SIL has to be determined by another method or the risk graph recalibrated It should be noted that risk graph methods may not be the best approach in the case of applications operating m continuous mode, see 3 2.

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61511- The values are entered into columns 8 and 10, Figure F. Process monitoring systems act during the specified operation of a process plant whenever one or more process variables leave the normal operating range.

The reason for this is to ensure the most exposed individual is not subject to a high risk which is then averaged out across all persons exposed to the risk. When using the ALARP principle, care should be taken to ensure that all assumptions are justified and documented.

As a rule, the higher the ordinal number of a requirement class, the larger the part-risk to be covered by the safety instrumented system and therefore generally the more stringent the requirements and resulting measures.

It primarily mirrors IEC in content with the exception that it contains a grandfathering clause:. For example, the mitigated event likelihood for all serious and extensive events that cause fire would be added and used in formulas like the following: