Reference Materials

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Certified Automation Cybersecurity Expert/Specialist (CACE / CACS) Study Guide

Certified Automation Cybersecurity Expert/Specialist (CACE / CACS) Study Guide

The experts at exida have developed this study guide for the CACE/CACS certification examination. Contributions were from a number of industry experts in their respective field(s). The purpose of this study guide is to assist persons who are preparing for the Certified Automation Cybersecurity Expert / Specialist examination.

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Certified Functional Safety Expert / Professional (CFSE / CFSP) Study Guide

Certified Functional Safety Expert / Professional (CFSE / CFSP) Study Guide

Study guide from exida that explains the application and testing process, the knowledge areas covered, as well as numerous sample questions and answers for self-evaluation before taking the CFSE/CFSP exam.

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Control Systems Safety Evaluation and Reliability, 3rd Edition

Control Systems Safety Evaluation and Reliability, 3rd Edition

This updated third edition provides the detailed background necessary to understand how to meet important new safety regulations and reliability engineering topics.

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Electrical & Mechanical Component Reliability Handbook, 3rd Edition

Electrical & Mechanical Component Reliability Handbook, 3rd Edition

exida is pleased to present the third edition of the Electrical and Mechanical Component Handbook. The first and second edition successfully met the needs of safety and design engineers seeking a single reference for component failure rates and failure modes.

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Final Elements and the IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 Functional Safety Standards

Final Elements and the IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 Functional Safety Standards

This book reviews and explains the application of the IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 functional safety standards as they apply to final control elements.

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Functional Safety - An IEC 61508 SIL 3 Compliant Development Process, 3rd Edition

Functional Safety - An IEC 61508 SIL 3 Compliant Development Process, 3rd Edition

The intent of this book is to provide the reader with an example development process for safety application products that meets all of the requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 of the IEC 61508 standard.

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Practical SIL Target Selection - Risk Analysis per the IEC 61511 Safety Lifecycle - 2nd Edition

Practical SIL Target Selection - Risk Analysis per the IEC 61511 Safety Lifecycle - 2nd Edition

This book expands upon the framework developed in the international standard IEC 61511-2003 with references to IEC 61508, providing a working guide to apply these concepts and techniques to both retrofit and green field projects in the process and machine automation industries.

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Safety Book Package

Safety Book Package

Brush up on the knowledge sought after by industry experts! exida’s popular “Safety Book Package” is perfect for those studying for the CFSE/CFSP exam bundled together at a discounted price.

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Safety Equipment Reliability Handbook - 4th Edition

Safety Equipment Reliability Handbook - 4th Edition

The SERH provides a collection of failure rate data that is applicable for use in Safety Instrumented System (SIS) conceptual design verification in the process industry. The Safety Equipment Reliability Handbook remains the ultimate reference source for any safety engineer involved in Conceptual Design and Safety Integrity Level verification.

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Seguridad Funcional, Ciberseguridad y Administración de Alarmas

Seguridad Funcional, Ciberseguridad y Administración de Alarmas

Este libro nace como respuesta al creciente interés en temas relacionados con la Seguridad Funcional, Ciberseguridad y Administración de Alarmas. Los autores han atestiguado esta demanda de información, por parte de los profesionales de la Seguridad Funcional a través de los numerosos cursos y talleres de análisis de riesgo que han venido realizando desde principios de la década pasada.

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