exida Recorded Webinars

Back To Basics – Systematic Capability, Architectural Constraints and PFD? Oh my!

Recording Date: November 2019

Once again, we’ll go back to basics and run down everything you need to know to get started in functional safety. This webinar will focus on Systematic Capability, Architectural Constraints and the Probability of Failure on Demand (PFD).

We will look at:

  • Systematic Capability: What it is, how a products gets it and where you can find it
  • Architectural Constraints: How it is defined, what it actually means and the different “Routes” approach
  • PFD: What it is, the equation and its variables

Along with how each play an important role in SIF design and safety.

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About the Presenter:

Loren Stewart, CFSE

Loren Stewart Loren Stewart graduated from Virginia Tech with a BSME. She has over 10 years of professional experience. She currently works for exida consulting as a safety engineer, focusing on the mechanical aspects of their customers. Along with assessing the safety of products and creating FMEDAs and reports, she researches stiction and is creating a database for the 2H initiative according to IEC 61508.