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BS EN 61508-7:2010

Functional safety of electrical/electronic/ programmable electronic safety related systems. Overview of techniques and measures

Status : Current   Published : June 2010

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What is BS EN 61508-7:2010?

Computer applications and systems – programmable electronic systems – are increasingly being used to perform safety functions. So it’s important that those responsible for making important decisions have the right guidance on all the safety aspects before reacting to a situation. BS EN 61508-7:2010 gives an overview of various techniques and measures to ensure the functional safety of electrical, electronic and programmable electronic safety devices. This generic approach is relevant to IEC 61508-2 and IEC 61508-3.

How does it work?

BS EN 61508 sets out all the requirements to implement the right techniques and measures for electrical, electronic and programmable electronic safety related systems. The standard looks at the control of random hardware failures and demonstrates how to avoid systematic failures. It also takes a probabilistic approach to determine software safety integrity and gives an overview of the techniques and measures for the design of ASICs. Other topics include recommendations for specific programming languages, system safety validation and functional safety assessments.

Who should buy it?

  • Safety engineers
  • Designers of programmable electronic systems
  • Manufacturers of electrical, electronic and programmable electronic safety devices
  • Suppliers of electronic equipment and components intended for safety devices
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Inspectors

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The BS EN 61508 series consists of 7 parts that cover the functional safety of E/E/PE safety systems:


 




Standard NumberBS EN 61508-7:2010
TitleFunctional safety of electrical/electronic/ programmable electronic safety related systems. Overview of techniques and measures
StatusCurrent
Publication Date30 June 2010
Cross ReferencesIEC 61508-4:2010, EN 61508-4:2010, IEC 60068-1:1988, IEC 60529:1989, IEC 60812:2006, IEC 60880:2006, IEC 61000-4-1:2006, IEC 61000-4-5:2005, IEC/TR 61000-5-2:1997, IEC 61025:2006, IEC 61069-5:1994, IEC 61078:2006, IEC 61131-3:2003, IEC 61160:2005, IEC 61163-1:2006, IEC 61164:2004, IEC 61165:2006, IEC 61326-3-1:2008, IEC 61326-3-2:2008, IEC 81346-1:2009, IEC 61506:1997, IEC/TR 61508-0:2005, IEC 61511, IEC 62061:2005, IEC 62308:2006, ISO/IEC 1539-1:2004, ISO 5807:1985, ISO/IEC 7185:1990, ISO/IEC 8631:1989, ISO/IEC 8652:1995, ISO 8807:1989, ISO/IEC 9899:1999, ISO/IEC 10206:1991, ISO/IEC 10514-1:1996, ISO/IEC 10514-3:1998, ISO/IEC 13817-1:1996, ISO/IEC 14882:2003, ISO/IEC TR 15942:2000, IEC 61800-5-2, IEC 60601, IEC 60068-2-1, IEC 60068-2-2, ISO 9000, IEC 61508-1:2010, IEC 61508-2:2010, IEC 61508-3:2010, IEC 61508-6:2010, EN 60068-1:1994, EN 60529:1991, EN 60812:2006, EN 60880:2009, EN 61000-4-1:2007, EN 61000-4-5:2006, EN 61025:2007, EN 61069-5:1995, EN 61078:2006, EN 61131-3:2003, EN 61160:2005, EN 61163-1:2006, EN 61164:2004, EN 61165:2006, EN 61326-3-1:2008, EN 61326-3-
ReplacesBS EN 61508-7:2002
International RelationshipsEN 61508-7 (IEC 61508-7:2010),IEC 61508-7:2010
Draft Superseded By08/30193478 DC
DescriptorsInspection specification, Reliability, Safety engineering, Automatic control systems, Electrical components, Computer applications, Safety devices, Ventilation, Computer software, Equipment safety, Electronic equipment and components, Performance, Programming languages, Programmable, Errors, Design, Electrical safety, Electrical equipment
ICS13.260
25.040.40
29.020
35.080
35.240.50
Title in FrenchSécurité fonctionnelle des systèmes électriques/électroniques/électroniques programmables relatifs à la sécurité. Présentation de techniques et mesures
Title in GermanFunktionale Sicherheit sicherheitsbezogener elektrischer/elektronischer/programmierbarer elektronischer Systeme. Überblick über Verfahren und Maßnahmen
CommitteeGEL/65/1
ISBN978 0 580 65450 3
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages146
File Size1.222 MB
Price£306.00


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