Code of Practice for Electromagnetic Resilience

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  • Year: 2017

  • Format: Paperback

  • Product Code: PSER001P

  • ISBN: 978-1-78516-324-1

  • Pagination: c.120

  • Stock Status: In stock

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This code of practice on Electromagnetic Resilience covers risk management of electromagnetic interference (EMI) for safety-related systems.

It describes a recommended process for supporting functional safety with respect to electromagnetic disturbances over a complete system lifecycle, and specifically provides a range of techniques and measures for application during the following lifecycle stages:

  • Specification
  • System Design
  • Operational design
  • Implementation
  • Verification and validation
  • Maintenance, repair, refurbishment, upgrade
  • Dismantling and disposal

Book readership

This code should help achieve adequate resilience to EMI for electrical, electronic, and programmable electronic parts of safety-related systems.

When competently applied the code will help with the provision of evidence required for demonstrating that functional safety risks are low enough, and so will contribute towards compliance with IEC 61508 and other functional safety or risk management standards.

It is intended to be used by functional safety professionals; including managers of projects that require functional safety engineering, and practitioners of functional safety engineering.

Book contents

Outline table of  contents:

1 Introduction
1.1 Overview
1.2 Why manage Electromagnetic Resilience?
1.3 Aims and Application of this Code of Practice
1.4 Relationship with IEC 61508:2010 and other safety standards
1.5 Achieving Electromagnetic Resilience for Functional Safety
1.6 Application of Electromagnetic Resilience techniques and measures
1.7 Assessment of Electromagnetic Resilience techniques and measures
1.8 Documentation of Electromagnetic Resilience

2 Detailed Guidance on Electromagnetic Resilience techniques and measure
2.1 Electromagnetic Resilience in Project Management, Planning and Specification
2.2 Electromagnetic Resilience techniques and measures for use in System Design
2.3 Techniques and measures for use in Operational Design
2.4 Techniques and measures for implementation, integration, installation and commissioning
2.5 Techniques and measures for Verification and Validation (including testing)
2.6 Techniques & measures for operation, maintenance, repair, refurbishment, upgrade, etc.
2.7 Electromagnetic Resilience during decommissioning
2.8 Integrating 3rd-party items into safety-related systems

Annex A – Basic Checklist for Electromagnetic Resilience techniques and measures
Annex B References
Annex C Some Functional Safety standards based upon IEC 61508
Annex D Glossary of terms, definitions and abbreviations
Annex E Comparisons with IEC 61508-7

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