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Main Title Guidelines for safe automation of chemical processes.
Publisher Center for Chemical Process Safety of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 25050202
ISBN 0816905541; 9780816905546
Subjects Chemical processes--Automation--Safety measures. ; Automation.--(DE-588)4003957-2 ; Chemischer Prozess.--(DE-588)4147636-0 ; Technische Sicherheit.--(DE-588)4059233-9 ; Commande de processus chimiques--Mesures de scurité.
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EHAM  TP155.7.G85 1993 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 06/29/2010
EJAM  TP155.7.G85 1993 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 01/27/2022
ELAM  TP155.7.G85 1993 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 09/21/2009
Collation xxiv, 424 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Machine derived contents note: List of Figures. -- List of Tables. -- Preface. -- Glossary. -- Acronyms. -- Chapter 1. Introduction. -- 1.0. Objective. -- 1.1. Scope. -- 1.2. Limitations. -- 1.3. Overview of the Contents. -- Chapter 2. The Place of Automation in Chemical Plant Safety...A Design Philosophy. -- 2.0. Chemical Plant Operations in Transition. -- 2.1. Plant Automation. -- 2.2. A Framework for Chemical Process Safety. -- 2.3. Chemical Plant Safety System Development. -- 2.4. Safety System Design Philosophy. -- 2.5. References. -- Chapter 3. Techniques for Evaluating Integrity Of Process control Systems. -- 3.0. Introduction. -- 3.1. Safety and Integrity Evaluation Techniques. -- 3.2. Typical Process Hazard Review Activities and Outputs. -- 3.3. System Integrity Evaluation Criteria and Certification Methods. -- 3.4. Emerging Documents. -- 3.5. References. -- Chapter 4. Safety Considerations in the Selection and Design of Basic Process Control Systems. -- 4.0. Introduction. -- 4.1. BPCS Technology Selection. -- 4.2. Signals. -- 4.3. Field Measurements. -- 4.4. Final Control Elements. -- 4.5. Process Controllers. -- 4.6. Operator / Control System Interfaces. -- 4.7. Communication Considerations in Typical PES Architectures. -- 4.8. Electrical Power Distribution Systems. -- 4.9. Control-System Grounding for Personnel and Signal Protection. -- 4.10. Batch Control with Regulatory and Discrete Control. -- 4.11. Software Design and Data Structures. -- 4.12. Advanced Computer-Control Strategies. -- 4.13. Administrative Actions. -- 4.14. References. -- Chapter 5. Safety Considerations in the Selection and Design of Safety Interlock Systems (SISs). -- 5.0. Introduction. -- 5.1. SIS Design Issues. -- 5.2. Perform SIS Requirements Analysis. -- 5.3. SIS Technology Selection. -- 5.4. Select SIS Architecture. -- 5.5. Select SIS Equipment. -- 5.6. Perform SIS DESIGN. -- 5.7. References. -- Chapter 6. Administrative Actions to Ensure Control System Integrity. -- 6.0. Introduction. -- 6.1. Communication of Procedures. -- 6.2. Maintenance Facilities Planning. -- 6.3. Testing Bpcs Hardware and Software276. -- 6.4. SIS and Alarm Test Procedures. -- 6.5. Testing Frequency Requirements. -- 6.6. Installed Test Connections and Necessary Bypasses. -- 6.7. Plant Operations Training with Installed Controls. -- 6.8. Documentation of the BPCS and SIS. -- 6.9. Audit Program to Keep Emphasis on BPCS / SIS Maintenance and Documentation Activities. -- 6.10. Simulation. -- 6.11. Process Control Organization and Staffing. -- 6.12. References. -- Chapter 7. An Example: These Guidelines Applied to the Safe Automation of a Batch Polymerization Reactor. -- 7.0. Introduction. -- 7.1. Project Definition. -- 7.2. Hazard Identification. -- 7.3. Process Design Strategy. -- 7.4. SIS Integrity Level Selection. -- 7.5. Design of the BPCS. -- 7.6. Risk Assessment and Control. -- 7.7. Design and Validation of the SIS. -- 7.8. Installation and Validation of the SIS. -- 7.9. Administrative Procedures to Maintain Integrity. -- 7.10. Approach for Automation of an Existing Facility. -- 7.11. References. -- Chapter 8. The Path Forward...To More Automated, Safe Chemical Plants. -- 8.0. Introduction. -- 8.1. Governmental Regulations and Industry Initiatives. -- 8.2. Management Expectations and Changing Workplace Factors. -- 8.3. Measurement, Control, and Communication Technologies of the 1990s. -- 8.4. Summary. -- 8.5. References. -- Appendix A. SIS Technologies. -- A.1. Pneumatic / Hydraulic. -- A.2. Electrical Logic Technology. -- A.3. PES Technology. -- A.4. Hybrid Systems. -- Appendix B. Separation. -- Appendix C. Typical Watchdog Timer Circuits. -- C.1. Internal Watchdog Timers. -- C.2. External Watchdog Timers. -- Appendix D. Communications. -- D.1. Common Communications Techniques. -- D.2. I / O Communications. -- Appendix E. Sensor Fail-Safe Considerations. -- Appendix F. SIS Equipment Selection Considerations. -- F.1. Separation Application Guidelines. -- F.2. Diversity Application Guidelines. -- F.3. Software Application Matrix. -- F.4. Diagnostics Application Matrix. -- F.5. Communications Application Guidelines. -- Appendix G. Potential PES Failure Modes. -- Appendix H. Factory Acceptance Test Guidelines. -- H.1. Purpose of the FAT. -- H.2. Participants in the FAT. -- H.3. Preparar5ion for the FAT. -- H.4. General Procedure. -- H.5. Responsibilities. -- H.6. FAT Schedule. -- H.7. Documents. -- H.8. Test Equipment. -- H.9. Detailed Test Procedure. -- H.10. Equipment Acceptance. -- H.11. FAT Preparation Document. -- Index.