This is a book for engineers that covers the hardware and software aspects of high-reliability safety systems, safety instrumentation and shutdown systems as well as risk assessment techniques and the wider spectrum of industrial safety. Rather than another book on the discipline of safety engineering, this is a thoroughly practical guide to the procedures and technology of safety in control and plant engineering. This highly practical book focuses on efficiently implementing and assessing hazard studies, designing and applying international safety practices and techniques, and ensuring high reliability in the safety and emergency shutdown of systems in your plant.
This book will provide the reader with the most up-to-date standards for and information on each stage of the safety life cycle from the initial evaluation of hazards through to the detailed engineering and maintenance of safety instrumented systems. It will help them develop the ability to plan hazard and risk assessment studies, then design and implement and operate the safety systems and maintain and evaluate them to ensure high reliability. Finally it will give the reader the knowledge to help prevent the massive devastation and destruction that can be caused by today's highly technical computer controlled industrial environments.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 840 g
Dimensions: 264 x 195 x 19 mm
"This exciting new Practical IDC series of book from Newnes provides profession-level resources in key and emerging technologies" Health & Safety at Work, March 04
'It is a work that will probably be purchased by those who are undergoing training in the subject matter, and will form a valuable teaching resource in that context.'
Health and Safety at Work. October 2004