exida Academy Training

FSE 211 - IEC 61508 - An Introduction to Functional Safety

Dec 10 - Dec 12, 2019 - Sellersville, PA

STATUS: Registration Open (Subject to Cancellation)

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Venue Details

exida USA
80 North Main Street
Sellersville, PA 18960
USA


Sellersville is located in bucolic Bucks County, PA.  By car, the training facility is only 1 hour from Philadelphia, 2 hours from New York City, and 30 minutes from Allentown, PA.  Please contact us if you have any questions.

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The historic Washington House Hotel is just 2 blocks from our facility making for an easy commute to our courses.

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Course Description:

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.

Course Topics:

  • Introduction to IEC 61508 Background
  • Definitions
  • The IEC 61508 Safety Lifecycle Project Engineering Flowchart
  • Exercise Safety Integrity Levels (SIL)
  • Exercise Probabilistic, Evaluation Techniques
  • Project Operations and Maintenance
  • General Product Development Process Requirements
  • Software
  • Product Requirements, Product Requirements, Diagnostics
  • FMEDA analysis
  • Language, Requirements
  • Development Tool Requirements
  • IEC61508 Company Implementation

Who Should Attend:

  • Control Engineers
  • Safety Engineers
  • Risk Analysts
  • Safety Equipment Development Engineers

Length: 3 Days

The FSP Exam (Functional Safety Development):

The exida Functional Safety Practitioner (FSP) program is a certificate program that provides confirmation that an attendee shows competency by retaining the knowledge presented in this course. The FSP program also provides an analysis of where the candidate’s strengths and weaknesses lie, helping participants judge their competency level if interested in obtaining a certification like the CFSE or CFSP. The exam will be given at the conclusion of the training course, and is optional. Therefore if you wish not to participate, please let your instructor know. The candidate must achieve a minimum of 80% on the exam in order to receive their FSP certificate.