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GMT AO system requirements and error budgets in the preliminary design phase

Trancho, Gelys; Espeland, Brady; Bouchez, A; Conan, Rodolphe; Hinz, Philip; van Dam, Marcos Alejandro


Error budgets are an indispensable tool for assuring that project requirements can be and are being met. An error budget will typically include terms associated with subsystems which are being designed by different teams of engineers, and fabricated by different vendors. It is a useful tool at all levels of design since it provides a means to negotiate design trades in the broadest possible context. Error budgeting is in many ways fundamental to the mission of systems engineering and of course...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
DOI: 10.1117/12.925245


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