As part of our participation and leadership on a number of committees, aeSolutions’ principals and employees are committed to sharing our knowledge and experience with our customers and colleagues through technical papers.
FILE NAME: ISA-S84_A Database Approach to the Safety Lifecycle.pdf
A Database Approach to the Safety Lifecycle
Using a systematic database approach to design, develop, and test a Safety Instrumented System (SIS) using methodologies in compliance with ANSI/ISA S84.01 requirements can result in improved quality of design deliverables and system configuration while reducing implementation effort.
FILE NAME: FGS_Industry_Update_ISA04-P281.pdf
Industry Update: Safety Instrumented Fire & Gas Systems (SI-FGS)
An exploration of marketplace and industry trends surrounding Fire & Gas Detection Systems and their relationship to Safety Instrumented Systems. Includes results of an informal survey of OEMs, engineering firms, and end users to ascertain driving factors in the acceptance and use of of SI-FGS systems.
FILE NAME: BMS_Industry_Update_ISA04-P280.pdf
Industry Update: Safety Instrumented Burner Management Systems (SI-BMS)
An exploration of marketplace and industry trends surrounding Burner Management Systems and their relationship to Safety Instrumented Systems. Includes results of an informal survey of OEMs, engineering firms, and end users to ascertain driving factors in the acceptance and use of SI-BMS systems.
FILE NAME: BMS_Case_Study_ISA_Safety_Symp.pdf
Case Study: Safety Instrumented Burner Management System (SI-BMS)
A discussion of the application of the Safety Lifecycle as defined by ANSI / ISA 84.00.01-2004 (IEC 61511 mod) to single-burner multiple fuel boilers. Topics include challenges encountered and project cost savings realized.
FILE NAME: ISA-S84_Applied_to_Existing_BMS.pdf
What is the Safety Integrity Level of My Existing Burner Management System?
A discussion of the issues, decisions, and challenges encountered when applying the concepts of the Safety Lifecycle per ANSI/ISA 84.01, IEC 61508 and / or IEC 61511 to the design of an existing BMS for a single-burner natural-gas-fired installation. Also discusses identification of typical BMS SIFs and subsequent SIL determination.
FILE NAME: BMS_SIL_Selection.pdf
Burner Management System Safety Integrity Level Selection
A discussion of utilizing quantitative methods to select the appropriate Safety Integrity Level associated with Burner Management Systems. Focuses on identifying the required amount of risk reduction and how that can impact efficiency and costs.
FILE NAME: ID SIFs for SafetySystems.pdf
Identifying Required Safety Instrumented Functions for Life Safety Systems in the High-Tech and Semiconductor Manufacturing Industries
A discussion of issues and challenges encountered when attempting to apply Safety Lifecycle concepts per ANSI / ISA S84.01 to the design of a Life Safety System at a state-of-the-art fiberoptic manufacturing facility. Focus on industry-specific issues associated with the use of mitigation versus prevention techniques (typically encountered in the process industry).
FILE NAME: SI-BMS_For_Pulp-Paper_TAPPI_Conference.pdf
Safety Instrumented Burner Management Systems – Requirements for the Paper Industry
A discussion of how to ensure equipment such as dryers, kilns, thermal oxidizers, power boilers and black liquor recovery boilers conform to ANSI/ISA 84, IEC 61508, IEC 61511, NFPA 85, NFPA 86 and BLRBAC guidelines.