aeSolutions Instructors Teaching 3 ISA Classes on October 29th at the ISA PCS Symposium!

An Introduction to Safety Instrumented Systems  (EC50C)

Instructor : Paul Gruhn 

Class Description:

“An excellent one day overview of a complex and diverse subject.” ~Peter Skipp, Engineering Manager

There are many different ways of designing a safety instrumented system (SIS). Questions like these are being asked by users and engineering firms alike:

  • Which technology should be used (electric, electronic, or programmable)?
  • What level of redundancy is appropriate (single, dual, or triple)?
  • How often should systems be tested (monthly, quarterly, yearly, or once per shutdown)?
  • What about field devices (technology, level of redundancy, and test intervals)?


Debate continues as to how one even makes these choices (past experience, qualitative judgment, quantitative analysis, etc.). This seminar will cover the basics of what needs to be done in the design and selection of safety systems.

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IC32C – Introduction to Industrial Automation Security & the ISA/IEC 62443 Standards

Instructor: Marco Ayala

Class Description:

“It gave me a general overview of how to setup security measures.”
– Donald Peck, Utility SCADA Supervisor

Understanding how to secure factory automation, process control, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) networks is critical if you want to protect them from viruses, hackers, spies, and saboteurs.

This seminar teaches you the basics of the ISA/IEC 62443 standards and how these can be applied in the typical factory or plant. In this seminar, you will be introduced to the terminology, concepts, and models, as well as the element of creating a cybersecurity management system will be explained along with how these should be applied to industrial automation and control systems.

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IC39C – Introduction to the Management of Alarms Systems

Instructor: Sarah Manelick

Class Description:

This course focuses on the key activities of the alarm management lifecycle provided in the ANSI/ISA18.00.02 standard, Management of Alarm Systems for the Process Industries. The activities include the alarm philosophy development, alarm rationalization, basic alarm design, advanced alarm techniques, Human Machine Interface (HMI) design for alarms, monitoring, assessment, management of change, and audit.

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