Mechanical failure-rate data for low-demand applications failure-rate determination for mechanical components of an SIS is not straightforward. Several methods and recommendations are presented.(Environmental Manager)

The use of safety standards, particularly IEC 61508 (1) and IEC 61511 (2), has increased rapidly in the past several years. Along with the adoption of these standards has come an increase in the need for accurate reliability data for devices used in safety instrumented systems, both electronic and m...

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Journal Title: Chemical Engineering Vol. 114; no. 10; pp. 83 - 87
Author: Chris O'Brien
Format: Article
Published: Oct 2007