Here is a list of industry renown reference materials authored by the exida experts.
Final Elements in Safety Instrumented Systems
How are final control elements used in Safety Instrumented Systems? How do the IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 functional safety standards apply to these final control elements?
The answers to these questions are in this book “Final Elements in Safety Instrumented Systems, IEC 61511 Compliant Systems and IEC 61508 Compliant Products”.
Functional Safety for Managers, What Managers Need to Know is a practical guide that clearly presents and explains the importance of Functional Safety Management, as well as having well defined Key Performance Indicators to track and manage performance.
Implementing IEC 62443 - A Pragmatic Approach to Cybersecurity
How is the cybersecurity landscape for automation systems changing? How does the IEC 62443 cybersecurity standard apply to today’s automation systems? How can I improve cybersecurity for my organization without making my system inoperable?
You can find the answers to these questions and more in Implementing IEC 62443, A Pragmatic Approach to Cybersecurity.
Safety Instrumented System Design: Techniques and Design Verification
This book provides an excellent description of the design phase of the SIS safety life cycle as defined in IEC 61511:2016. It focuses on the fundamental concepts, starting with a description of the entire safety life cycle process and then explaining how the design steps—from conceptual design through design verification—fit into that process.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.