Failure Modes and Mechanisms of Sensors Used in Oil&Gas Applications

  • M. Catelani
  • L. CianiEmail author
  • M. Venzi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 539)


This paper focuses on failure modes and mechanisms of the main sensors used in Oil&Gas field, especially for Safety application, in the Safety Instrumented System design. Moreover, the role of the on-board diagnostic will be also discuss and how it improves the capability to detect a failure mode in the sensors used in safety critical applications.


Sensor Failure mode Failure mechanism Diagnostic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of FlorenceFlorenceItaly

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