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Performances of the LBT after the main structure optimization
Author(s): Gianpietro Marchiori; Gianfranco Rigato; Alberto Zanon; Francesco Rampini; John M. Hill; Piero Salinari
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Paper Abstract

This paper reports the structural performances of the LBT telescope after the detail design phase completion. It explains, through some significant examples of construction drawings, the process of optimization of the manufacturing methods, guaranteeing the main characteristics of rigidity and masses of the mechanical structures of the telescope.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 August 1998
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3352, Advanced Technology Optical/IR Telescopes VI, (25 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.319244
Show Author Affiliations
Gianpietro Marchiori, European Industrial Engineering Srl (Italy)
Gianfranco Rigato, European Industrial Engineering Srl (Italy)
Alberto Zanon, European Industrial Engineering Srl (Italy)
Francesco Rampini, European Industrial Engineering Srl (Italy)
John M. Hill, Steward Observatory/Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Piero Salinari, Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3352:
Advanced Technology Optical/IR Telescopes VI
Larry M. Stepp, Editor(s)

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