Guidelines for Safe Automation of Chemical Processes

Guidelines for Safe Automation of Chemical Processes

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Increased automation reduces the potential for operator error, but introduces the possibility of new types of errors in design and maintenance. This book provides designers and operators of chemical process facilities with a general philosophy and approach to safe automation, including independent layers of safety.... with an auto/manual switch; and, frequently many of the panel-mounted controllers would be in the a€manualaquot; mode. ... Plant status information is provided on video displays, which are situated at individual workstations, to provide maximum information transfer between the instrumentation ... Changing Issues in Safe Process Control The heavy reliance on the operator in older types of process controlanbsp;...

Title:Guidelines for Safe Automation of Chemical Processes
Author:CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety)
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-09-14


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