High Integrity Pressure Protection System
HIPS exclusively devoted to protection against overpressure
Note 1 to entry: Alternative terminology: over pressure protection system (OPPS).
Note 2 to entry: A HIPPS can be used as an alternative to, e.g.:
• full pressure rating of downstream equipment, or
• adequately sized mechanical pressure relief devices, or
• design the disposal system for simultaneous reliefs.
Source: ISO/TR 12489:2013(E) Reliability modelling and calculation of safety systems. Global Standards