SR EN 61508-3:2011

Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems -- Part 3: Software requirements

IEC 61508-3:2010 applies to any software forming part of a safety-related system or used to develop a safety-related system within the scope of IEC 61508-1 and IEC 61508-2; provides specific requirements applicable to support tools used to develop and configure a safety-related system within the scope of IEC 61508-1 and IEC 61508-2; requires that the software safety functions and software systematic capability are specified; establishes requirements for safety lifecycle phases and activities which shall be applied during the design and development of the safety-related software. These requirements include the application of measures and techniques, which are graded against the required systematic capability, for the avoidance of and control of faults and failures in the software; provides requirements for information relating to the software aspects of system safety validation to be passed to the organisation carrying out the E/E/PE system integration; provides requirements for the preparation of information and procedures concerning software needed by the user for the operati


Status : Valid
Approval date : 3/31/2011
Number of pages : 238
ICS : 25.040.40 Industrial process measurement and control
Technical Committee : 23 - Industrial -process measurement and control

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