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IEC 61508 - Safety-related systems

Course on dependable electronic systems - IEC 61508

This two-day course in standard IEC 61508 covers the requirements for both systems - hardware and software - in detail. The aim is that participants shall acquire sufficient understanding of IEC 61508 and how it is structured. This will enable self-sufficient work.

Goal and purpose

To gain an understanding of the most essential parts of IEC 61508 and to provide a sufficiently detailed knowledge. This will enable you to proceed and apply the standard yourself.

Target Audience

Hardware Designers, Programmers, Test Engineers, System Engineers, Project Managers, Product Managers, Quality Managers, Operations and Maintenance Personnel. 

Content

Initially, the course covers general concepts and establishes how the standard can be applied. The course includes, among other things, the following parts: 

  • Going through the connection between IEC 61508 and various industry standards 
  • A description of which phases included in the so-called Safety Life Cycle 
  • A description of the requirements on Safety Management determined by the standard
  • A review of the requirements of the standard applied to independent 3rd party review of the safety circuit
  • Risk analysis and identification of safety functions 
  • Definition of safety requirement specification
  • Hardware design
  • Reliability calculations of hardware (e.g., determination of PFHd, PFD and SFF)
  • Software engineering 
  • Verification and validation
  • Operation & maintenance of safety functions

The course theory is alternated with practical examples

Occasions

27-28 February 2024
RISE, Brinellgatan 4, Borås
27 Feb 2024 - 28 Feb 2024
09:00-16:00
11800 SEK (excluding VAT)
Course
In-person
Course certificate
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Speakers
Speakers
Johan Hedberg

Johan Hedberg

Projektledare, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
Ted Strandberg

Ted Strandberg

Projektledare, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
Ted Strandberg

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Ted Strandberg

Projektledare

+46 10 516 60 93

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