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Elsevier Science
Practical Industrial Safety, Risk Assessment and Shutdown Systems

Practical Industrial Safety, Risk Assessment and Shutdown Systems

by Dave Macdonald BSc (Eng)


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ISBN-13: 9780750658041
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 02/06/2004
Series: Practical Professional Books from Elsevier
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 0.78(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

About the Author

Dave Macdonald has worked as an instrumentation engineer for the past thirty-five years mainly in the chemical industries. He has been working for IDC Technologies for the past four years in the rapidly growing Safety Instrumentation area and has presented and consulted in North America, the UK, Ireland, South Africa and Australia in this area to wide acclaim.

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The essential safety guide for plant engineers, control engineers and engineering management.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Safety Instrumentation; Hazards and Risk Reduction; Hazard Studies; Safety Requirements Specifications; Technology Choices and the Conceptual Design Stage; Basic Reliability Analysis Applied to Safety Systems; Safety in Field Instruments and Devices; Engineering the Safety System : Hardware; Engineering: the Application Software; Overall Planning: IEC Phases 6,7 and 8; Installation and Commissioning (IEC Phase 12); Validation, Operations and Management of Change; Justification for a Safety Instrumented System; Practicals 1-8; Practical Answers; Glossary.

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