Resources

Here are some resources that we have gathered together for automation & SCADA professionals who work in the municipal water/wastewater sector.

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ISA Resources:


List of ISA Standards – commonly used in the municipal water/wastewater sector

  • ANSI/ISA-5.1-2009 – Instrumentation Symbols and Identification
  • ISA-5.3-1983 – Graphic Symbols for Distributed Control/Shared Display Instrumentation, Logic, and Computer Systems
  • ISA-5.4-1991 – Instrument Loop Diagrams
  • ISA-5.5-1985 – Graphic Symbols for Process Displays
  • ANSI/ISA-5.06.01-2007 – Functional Requirements Documentation for Control Software Applications
  • ANSI/ISA-12.01.01-2009 – Definitions and Information Pertaining to Electrical Equipment in Hazardous (Classified) Locations
  • ISA-RP12.2.02-1996 – Recommendations for the Preparation, Content, and Organization of Intrinsic Safety Control Drawings
  • ISA-18.1-1979 – (R2004) – Annunciator Sequences and Specifications
  • ANSI/ISA-18.2-2009 – Management of Alarm Systems for the Process Industries
  • ISA-20-1981 – Specification Forms for Process Measurement and Control Instruments, Primary Elements, and Control Valves
  • ISA-TR20.00.01-2007 – Specification Forms for Process Measurement and Control Instruments Part 1: General Considerations-Updated with 27 new specification forms in 2004-2006 and updated with 11 new specification forms in 2007
  • ISA-20.00.03-2001 – Specification Forms for Process Measurement and Control Instruments Part 3: Form Requirements and Development Guidelines
  • ISA-RP31.1-1977 – Specification, Installation, and Calibration of Turbine Flowmeters
  • ANSI/ISA-50.00.01-1975 (R2002) – Compatibility of Analog Signals for Electronic Industrial Process Instruments
  • ISA-51.1-1979 – (R1993) – Process Instrumentation Terminology
  • ANSI/ISA-75.01.01 (IEC 60534-2-1 Mod)-2007 – Flow Equations for Sizing Control Valves
  • ANSI/ISA-75.05.01-2000 (R2005) – Control Valve Terminology
  • ANSI/ISA-75.25.01-2000 (R2010) – Test Procedure for Control Valve Response Measurement from Step Inputs
  • ANSI/ISA-84.00.01-2004 Part 1 (IEC 61511-1 Mod) – Functional Safety: Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector – Part 1: Framework, Definitions, System, Hardware and Software Requirements
  • ANSI/ISA-84.00.01-2004 Part 2 (IEC 61511-2 Mod) – Functional Safety: Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector – Part 2: Guidelines for the Application of ANSI/ISA-84.00.01-2004 Part 1 (IEC 61511-1 Mod) – Informative
  • ANSI/ISA-84.00.01-2004 Part 3 (IEC 61511-3 Mod) – Functional Safety: Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector – Part 3: Guidance for the Determiniation of the Required Safety Integrity Levels – Informative
  • ANSI/ISA-92.00.01-2010 – Performance Requirements for Toxic Gas Detectors
  • ISA-RP92.0.02-1998 – Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of Toxic Gas-Detection Instruments: Hydrogen Sulfide
  • ISA-RP92.02.02, Part II-1998 – Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of Carbon Monoxide Detection Instruments (50-1000 ppm Full Scale)
  • ANSI/ISA-92.04.01, Part I-2007 – Performance Requirements for Instruments Used To Detect Oxygen-Deficient/Oxygen-Enriched Atmospheres
  • ISA-RP92.04.02, Part II-1996 – Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of Instruments Used to Detect Oxygen-Deficient/Oxygen-Enriched Atmospheres
  • ISA-RP92.06.02-1999 – Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of Chlorine Detection Instruments (0.5-30 ppm – Full Scale)
  • ANSI/ISA-TR92.06.03-2008 – Feasibility of Chlorine Detection Instrument Testing
  • ANSI/ISA-96.02.01-2007 – Guidelines for the Specification of Electric Valve Actuators
  • ANSI/ISA-98.00.01-2002 – Qualifications and Certification of Control System Technicians
  • ISA-TR98.00.02-2006 – Skill Standards for Control System Technicians
  • ANSI/ISA-99.00.01-2007 – Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems Part 1: Terminology, Concepts, and Models
  • ANSI/ISA-TR99.00.01-2007 – Security Technologies for Industrial Automation and Control Systems
  • ANSI/ISA-99.02.01-2009 – Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems: Establishing an Industrial Automation and Control Systems Security Program
  • ISA-100.11a-2011 – Wireless systems for industrial automation: Process control and related applications
  • ANSI/ISA-TR104.00.03-2010 – Meeting the requirements for integrating fieldbus devices in engineering tools for field devices
  • ISA112 SCADA Systems Standards – Standard being written. Draft ISA112 SCADA Systems Lifecycle & Architecture Diagrams available at www.isa.org/isa112


List of ISA Books for the Water/Wastewater Sector

  • Many of our members have found the below books helpful:
  • A Guide to the Automation Body of Knowledge, 2nd Edition — Vernon L. Trevathan
  • SCADA: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, 4th Edition — Stuart A. Boyer
  • The High Performance HMI Handbook
  • ASM Consortium Guidelines: Effective Operator Display Design — Peter Bullemer, Dal Vernon Reising, Catherine Burns, John Hajdukiewicz, and Jakub Andrzejewski
  • Human Factors Methods for Design: Making Systems Human-Centered — Christopher P. Nemeth
  • ¬†Alarm Management: A Comprehensive Guide Second Edition
  • ASM Consortium Guidelines Effective Alarm Management Practice 2009
  • Calibration: A Technician’s Guide — Mike Cable
  • Loop Checking: A Technician’s Guide — Harley M. Jeffery
  • Troubleshooting: A Technician’s Guide, 2nd Edition — William L. Mostia, Jr., P.E.
  • Project Management: A Technician’s Guide — Leo Staples
  • Condensed Handbook of Measurement and Control, 3rd Edition — N. E. Battikha
  • Industrial Flow Measurement, 3rd Edition — David W. Spitzer
  • Control System Documentation: Applying Symbols and Identification, 2nd Edition — Thomas McAvinew and Raymond Mulley
  • Automation, Systems, and Instrumentation Dictionary, 4th Edition (with CDROM) — ISA
  • How to Become an Instrument Engineer: The Making of a Prima Donna — Gregory K. McMillan, Stanley Weiner
  • Practical Project Management: Learning to Manage the Professional, Second Edition — Gerald W. Cockrell
  • Automation, Systems, and Instrumentation Dictionary, 4th Edition (with CDROM) — ISA
  • Automation Made Easy: Everything You Wanted to Know about Automation-and Need to Ask — Peter G. Martin, Gregory Hale