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2015 ISA Training Webinars - Boiler/Burner Management Series

Pricing (per site/per webinar)

• $250 ISA Member

• $280 Affiliate Member

• $310 Community Member/List

Boiler Control Fundamentals - Register or learn more

15 July 2015, 2:00 - 3:30 pm EST
Course No. ES15W

When working with balance draft boilers, regardless of the basic process control system or fuel being burned, you must control six basic functions: furnace draft, drum level, feed water, fuel, air, and steam temperature. This webinar will teach you what must be controlled and how the control systems operate. This webinar will provide a basic understanding of boiler operation and control.


Is A Burner Management System (BMS) A Safety Instrumented System (SIS)? - Register or learn more

29 July 2015, 2:00 - 3:30 pm EST
Course No. ES16PW1

This webinar presents and discusses the direction in which the industry is heading with respect to the classification of a BMS as a SIS. This webinar will overview the current codes/standards related to BMSs and how they relate to SIS standards, and present arguments as to why a BMS could be considered a SIS.


Is A Fire & Gas System A Safety Instrumented System? - Register or learn more

12 August 2015, 2:00 - 3:30 pm EST
Course No. ES16PW2

This webinar will explore the current trends in the market place and industry in general with respect to Fire and Gas Detection Systems and their relationship to Safety Instrumented Systems (SISs). The concept of a Safety Instrumented Fire and Gas Detection System will be introduced and explained in detail. Design issues associated with Safety Instrumented Fire and Gas Detection Systems will also be addressed.

Overview of Proposed Modifications to IEC 61511 Functional Safety – Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector - Register or learn more

26 August 2015, 2:00 - 3:30 pm EST
Course No. ES16PW3

IEC 61511, Functional Safety - Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector, is currently undergoing a revision cycle. This webinar will provide an overview of proposed modifications to IEC 61511 with an emphasis on those modifications that could have an impact on the specification, design, and operation of Safety Instrumented Systems.


The ISA Boiler/Burner Management Webinar Series instructor is Mike Scott, PE, CFSE, Vice President of Process Safety of aeSolutions. He has over 25 years of experience in risk analysis, safety instrumented systems and control systems engineering, where he performed / implemented conceptual design, detailed design, configuration, and startup / commissioning exercises for the process industry. He has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Masters of Engineering for the University of South Carolina, Columbia with an emphasis on chemical process modeling, simulation and advanced controls. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Alaska, Georgia, South Carolina and Illinois. In addition, he is a Certified Functional Safety Expert. Mike is an ISA Senior Member, is the current Assistant Subcommittee Chairman for Burner Management Systems for the new ISA Safety Division and an IEC 61511 committee member. Mike has facilitated several panel sessions and presented numerous papers at ISA events on Safety Instrumented Systems. In addition to ISA services related to Safety Instrumented Systems, Mike is a past member of Process Industries Practices (PIP) Safety System Task Team.

Alarm Management Principles Training Seminar: Two‑day training seminar on the principles of alarm management. It is designed to increase understanding of alarm systems and how implementation of those systems will affect both specific areas and the organization as a whole.

Alarm Management Principles Upcoming Dates:

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Atlanta, GA

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Anchorage, AK

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