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Fundamentals Of Establishing An Optical Tolerance Budget
Author(s): Warren J. Smith
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Paper Abstract

The basis for, and the specific steps involved in, the determination of a suitable tolerance budget are discussed, using an R.S.S. (square Root of the Sum of the Squares) statistical addition of the tolerance effects. A numerical example is given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 July 1985
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0531, Geometrical Optics, (26 July 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.946513
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Warren J. Smith, Santa Barbara Applied Optics (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0531:
Geometrical Optics
Robert E. Fischer; Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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