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Title: R&D ERL: Machine Protection System

The Machine Protection System (MPS) is a device-safety system that is designed to prevent damage to hardware by generating interlocks, based upon the state of input signals generated by selected sub-system. It exists to protect key machinery such as the 50 kW and 1 MW RF Systems. When a fault state occurs, the MPS is capable of responding with an interlock signal within several microseconds. The Machine Protection System inputs are designed to be fail-safe. In addition, all fault conditions are latched and time-stamped. The ERL MPS is based on a National Instruments hardware platform, and is programmed by utilizing National Instruments development environment for a visual programming language.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1013449
Report Number(s):
BNL--90926-2010-IR
R&D Project: KBCH139; KB0202011; TRN: US1102646
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
Sponsoring Org:
DOE - Office Of Science
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; CONTROL SYSTEMS; ENGINEERED SAFETY SYSTEMS; ENERGY RECOVERY; INTERLOCKS; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; RF SYSTEMS relativistic heavy ion collider