The IEC 61508 standard for functional safety of electrical /electronic and programmable electronic systems, explains the concepts of safety integrity levels, the safety lifecycle, and many detail requirements needed to ensure functional safety. The standard is comprehensively reviewed, and documentation requirements, project implications, and maintenance/operational implications are explained. Also, checklists and other implementation tools are presented.
Skills You Will Learn:
Understand the scope and general requirements of IEC 61508.
Understand how to apply the safety lifecycle at a project level.
Understand the basic requirements for product development.
Understand software language requirements, test requirements and documentation requirements.
Understand the concepts of FMEDA and probabilistic hardware analysis.
Introduction to IEC 61508 Background
The IEC 61508 Safety Lifecycle Project Engineering Flowchart