Safety Instrumented Systems: Design, Analysis, and Justification (EC50E - Online Version)
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Length: 8 weeks
This course is required for the ISA84 SIS Fundamentals Specialist Certificate Program
ISA’s CyberU online instructor-led training course offers the benefit of a high quality ISA training course with the added advantage of studying at your own pace in the office, at home or while traveling.
This online course utilizes online training modules, additional text materials, online evaluations, and email discussions. Students will have access via email to an instructor and have an opportunity to participate in live Q&A sessions with the instructor and other class participants. The course focuses on the engineering requirements for the specification, design, analysis, and justification of safety instrumented systems for the process industries. Students will learn how to determine safety integrity levels and evaluate whether proposed or existing systems meet the performance requirements.
This CyberU course runs for seven (7) weeks. You will have access to seven online modules for a web/audio session. Each module takes approximately 60 minutes. Your course syllabus will guide you through the course modules, provide assignments, and the schedule for live Q & A sessions.
You will be able to:
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Each course module has been pre-recorded by your instructor, so that you can access on your schedule. Each module is a web/audio session that takes approximately 60 minutes.
Module 1/Week 1: Introduction and Background
Module 2/Week 2: Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, and SIL Determination
Module 3/Week 3: Layer of Protection Analysis – LOPA
Module 4/Week 4: Reliability and Modeling Issues
Module 5/Week 5: Logic System Technologies
Module 6/Week 6: Field Devices and Their Impact
Module 7/Week 7: Installation and Beyond
Course materials will be provided to all course registrants prior to the course start date.
Features of ISA CyberU online course:
Online Pre-recorded Course Modules
Your instructor has pre-recorded each course module so that you can access the course presentations on your schedule. Each module is a web/audio session that takes approximately 60 minutes.
Ask the Expert
Interact with your expert instructor, via email throughout the course and through scheduled live Q& A sessions. You can expect a reply to your email within 24 hours. This email address is active during the entire course duration.
The Q&A sessions provide an opportunity for you and your classmates to speak one-on-one with the instructor. You will have an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course material and interact with your fellow classmates.
You will be invited to subscribe to a course listserve that includes course participants. You can use this listserve to post questions and share experience relevant to the course with other class members.
Course Assignments and Exams
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