IEC 61508-6:2010

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Norwegian title: Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 6: Guidelines on the application of IEC 61508-2 and IEC 61508-3 (see <a href="http://www.iec.ch/functionalsafety">Functional Safety and IEC 61508</a>)
English title: Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems - Part 6: Guidelines on the application of IEC 61508-2 and IEC 61508-3 (see <a href="http://www.iec.ch/functionalsafety">Functional Safety and IEC 61508</a>)
Item type: Standard
Language: en/fr
Edition: 2.0 (2010-04-30)
Supersedes: IEC 61508-6:2000 Alert Withdrawn
IEC 61508-6:2000 Alert Withdrawn
Number of pages: 237
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Scope: IEC 61508-6:2010 contains information and guidelines on IEC 61508-2 and IEC 61508 3. Annex A gives a brief overview of the requirements of IEC 61508-2 and IEC 61508-3 and sets out the functional steps in their application. Annex B gives an example technique for calculating the probabilities of hardware failure and should be read in conjunction with 7.4.3 and Annex C of IEC 61508-2 and Annex D. Annex C gives a worked example of calculating diagnostic coverage and should be read in conjunction with Annex C of IEC 61508-2. Annex D gives a methodology for quantifying the effect of hardware-related common cause failures on the probability of failure. Annex E gives worked examples of the application of the software safety integrity tables specified in Annex A of IEC 61508-3 for safety integrity levels 2 and 3. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 1998. This edition constitutes a technical revision. It has been subject to a thorough review and incorporates many comments received at the various revision stages.<br /> <br /><span style='color:red'>NEW!</span> Also available: <a href="http://webstore.iec.ch/webstore/webstore.nsf/standards+ed/S+%20IEC%2061508%20Ed.%202.0?OpenDocument "> IEC Standards+ 61508:2010</a>, containing all parts, together with a commented Redline version. Changes made in this 2nd edition are highlighted and commented by a leading world expert. <br /><br />This publication is of high relevance for Smart Grid</a>.
Adopted: 2010-04-30
ICS: 25.040.40 - Industriell prosessmåling og -kontroll
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