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Industrial Process Automation Systems by Y. Jaganmohan Reddy, B.R. Mehta

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Chapter 21

Alarm management systems

Abstract

Alarms are critical functionality of the industrial automation for operational, safety, and environmental reasons. However, alarms are to be properly engineered to derive the intended benefits. Lack of proper engineering in the alarms leads to catastrophic failures, and hence many of the advanced alarms functionalities have been brought into the market place. The advanced alarms management systems help the engineers to properly configure and maintain the life cycle of alarms engineering. There are various guidelines by the standards-based organizations and human sciences organizations. These guidelines help in reducing the fatigue of the operators with minimum alarms, without compromising on the ...

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