4. Safety Considerations in the Selection and Design of Basic Process Control Systems

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety

Published Online: 29 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470938256.ch4

Guidelines for Safe Automation of Chemical Processes

Guidelines for Safe Automation of Chemical Processes

How to Cite

Center for Chemical Process Safety (1993) Safety Considerations in the Selection and Design of Basic Process Control Systems, in Guidelines for Safe Automation of Chemical Processes, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470938256.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780816905546

Online ISBN: 9780470938256

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Keywords:

  • basic process control system;
  • safety interlock system;
  • chemical-process industry;
  • signals;
  • field measurements

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • BPCS Technology Selection

  • Signals

  • Field Measurements

  • Final Control Elements

  • Process Controllers

  • Operator/Control System Interfaces

  • Communication Considerations in Typical PES Architectures

  • Electrical Power Distribution Systems

  • Control-System Grounding for Personnel and Signal Protection

  • Integration of Batch Control with Regulatory and Discrete Control

  • Software Design and Data Structures

  • Advanced Computer-Control Strategies

  • Administrative Actions