SIS

Definition(s)


SIS

Safety instrumented system.

Source:  DNVGL-RP-G108, Cyber security in the oil and gas industry based on IEC 62443, DNV GL, September 2017. Global Standards

Source: API STD 521, Pressure-relieving and Depressuring Systems, Sixth Edition, January 2014. Global Standards

Source: ANSI/ISA–99.00.01–2007, Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems, Part 1: Terminology, Concepts, and Models, 29 October 2007. National Standard

SIS

System composed of sensors, logic solvers, and final control elements for the purpose of taking the process to a safe state when predetermined conditions are met.

  • NOTE: Other terms commonly used for a SIS include emergency shutdown system (ESD, ESS), safety shutdown system (SSD), and safety interlock system (see E.3.3.1).

Source: API STD 521, Pressure-relieving and Depressuring Systems, Sixth Edition, January 2014. Global Standards