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API RP 14C-2017 pdf free download.Analysis , Design , Installation , and Testing of Safety Systems for Offshore Production Facilities.
Detailed process safety system design is not discussed and should be left to the discretion of the designer as long as the recommended safety functions are properly implemented. Rotating machinery is considered in this document as a unitiz ed process component as it interfaces with the plattorm safety system. When rotating machinery (such as a pump or compressor) installed as a unit consists of several process components , each component can be analyzed as prescribed in this documen t. Annex A contains a safety analysis for each process component commonly used in a production process , including a checklist of additional criteria for consideration when the component is used in a specific process configuration. 2 Normative References The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this documen t. For dated references , only the edition cited applies. For undated references , the latest edition of the referenced document applies (including any addenda/errata). API Specification 6A , Specification for Wellhead and Christmas Tree API Specification 6AV1 , Specification for of Wellhead Surface Safety Valves and Underwater Safety Valves for Offshore Service API Specification 6FA , Specification for Fire Test for Valves API Recommended Practice 75 , Recommended Practice for Development of a Safety and Environmental Management Program for Offshore Operations and Facilities API Standard 521 , Pressure-relieving and Depressuring Systems API Standard 607 , Fire Test for Quarter-turn Valves and Valves Equipped with Seats IEC 61 508-2 1 , Functional safety of electronic safety-related systems- Part 2: Requirements for electronic safety-related systems
3.1.26 flowline Piping that directs the well stream from the wellhead to the first downstream process componen t. 3.1.27 flowline segment Any portion of a flowline that has an operating pressure different from another of the same flowline. 3.1.28 functional independence Designed to be separate to the extent that a failure in one system cannot compromise the functional integrity (safety) of the other system. 3.1.29 gas blow-by The discharge of gas from a process component through a liquid outlet 3.1 . 30 gas detection system A system that monitors the concentration of combustible or toxic gases and initiates alarm and shutdown functions at predetermined concentrations. 3.1.31 high liquid level Li quid level in a process component above the highest operating leve l. ··· – ··· •••• . .. 3.1 . 32 high pressure Pressure in a process component in excess of the maximum operating pressure but less than the maximum allowable working pressure (MAWP) [for pipelines , maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP)]. 3.1.33 high temperature Temperature in a process component in excess of the design operating temperature. 3.1 . 34 indirect heated compon e nt Vessel or heat exchanger used to increase the temperature of a fluid by the transfer of heat from another fluid , such as steam , hot water , hot oil , or other heated medium. 3.1 . 35 Joule- Thomson effect JT effect Cooling effect resulting from the expansion of gases. 3.1.36 leak An unplanned or uncontrolled release from a process component of liquid and/or gaseous hydrocarbons to atmosphere
3.1.39 logic solver That portion of a safety system tha t one or more logic function(s). NO TE T he se logic so lvers can be pneumat ic , electro-mechanical , programmable electronic (PL C) , or hydrau lic technology. 3.1.40 low flow Fl ow in a process component less than the minimum operating fl ow rate 3.1.41 low liquid level Li quid level in a process component bel ow the lowest operating leve l. 3.1.42 low pressure Pressure in a process component less than the minimum operating pressure. 3.1.43 low temperature Temperature in a process component less than the minimum operating temperature. 3.1.44 lower ex plosi ve limit LEL The lowest concentration by volume of combustible gases in mixture with air that can be ignited at ambient conditions , also known as lower fl ammab ility limit (LFL). 3.1.45 low- v olume pump A sump pump , ch.emical injection pump , or transfer pump that has a discharge rating of less than 1/ 2 gallon per minute (gpm).

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