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BSI IEC 61508-3

The IEC 61508 Functional Safety  Standard is the main standard for safety critical work world wide. It defines the Safety Integrity Level (SIL) used for safety critical projects. It is in 7 parts.





part 0

Functional Safety and 61508

additional guidence 2005

part 1

General Requirements


part 2

Requirements for E/E/EP Safety Related Systems


part 3

Software Requirementrs


part 4

Definitions and Abreviations


part 5

Examples of Methods for Deteminaltion of SIL


part 6

Guidlines on the Aplication of parts 2 and 3


part 7

Overview of Techniques and Measure



E/E/EP == Electrical/Electronic/Programable Electronic









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