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Close Enough? Not so Much
  • by Denise Chastain Knight, P.E., CFSE, CCPSC
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015
  • Functional Safety

Close Enough? Not so Much

Performing a SIL Verification calculation on preliminary design information can be a very useful tool to dial in the Safety Instrumented Function (SIF), Safety Requirements Specification (SRS) content , and define critical elements for the field component purchase specifications. Conceptual verification is typically performed quickly with general design information.…

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What is SIL (Safety Integrity Level)?
  • by Dr. William Goble, CFSE
  • Thursday, April 08, 2021
  • Certification

What is SIL (Safety Integrity Level)?

The term SIL is rapidly spreading to Request for Proposals (RFP) and purchase requirements in many industries.  But in many of those industries, few have heard about SIL and fewer have a grasp of the fundamental concepts of SIL.  SIL is a term that means Safety Integrity Level. It is used…

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