Cover DIN EN 62138 VDE 0491-3-3:2010-03

DIN EN 62138 VDE 0491-3-3:2010-03

* German Language Version *

Nuclear power plants – Instrumentation and control important for safety

Software aspects for computer-based systems performing category B or C functions

(IEC 62138:2004); German version EN 62138:2009
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2010-03
VDE Art. No.: 0491027


This standard provides requirements for the software of computer-based I%C systems supporting functions of safety categories B and C as defined by DIN IEC 61226 (VDE 0491-1). It is not a general-purpose software engineering guide but is aimed to provide requirements that the software of I&C systems of safety classes 2 and 3 must meet to achieve the systems safety objectives. For requirements which are not specific to software the standard refers to DIN IEC 61513 (VDE 0491-2).