System Engineering at the MEGARA project



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Pérez Calpena, A. and García Vargas, M. L. and Gil de Paz, Armando and Gallego Maestro, Jesús and Carrasco Licea, E. and Sánchez Moreno, F. and Iglesias Páramo, J. (2014) System Engineering at the MEGARA project. Proceedings of SPIE, 9150 . ISSN 0277-786X

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MEGARA (Multi-Espectrografo en GTC de Alta Resolucion para Astronomia) is a facility instrument of the 10.4m GTC (La Palma, Spain) working at optical wavelengths that provides both Integral-Field Unit (IFU) and Multi-Object Spectrograph (MOS) capabilities at resolutions in the range R= 6,000-20,000. The MEGARA focal plane subsystems are located at one of the GTC focal stations, while the MEGARA refractive VPH based spectrograph is located at one of the Nasmyth platforms. The fiber bundles conduct the light from the focal plane subsystems to the pseudo-slits at the entrance of the spectrograph. The project is an initiative led by Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain) in collaboration with INAOE (Mexico), IAA-CSIC (Spain) and Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (Spain) and is developed under contract with GRANTECAN. The project is carried out by a multidisciplinary and geographically distributed team, which includes the in-kind contributions of the project partners and personnel from several private companies. The MEGARA system-engineering plan has been tailored to the project and is being applied to ensure the technical control of the project in order to finally meet the science high-level requirements and GTC constrains.

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© 2014 SPIE.
Conference on Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy (VI. 2014. Montreal, Canada).

Uncontrolled Keywords:Megara; GTC; System engineering; Requirements and specification; Technical budgets; RAMS; Product Tree; Interfaces; Verification; Configuration control; Non-conformities; Anomalies
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Astrophysics
Sciences > Physics > Astronomy
ID Code:36075
Deposited On:02 Mar 2016 15:25
Last Modified:10 Dec 2018 15:05

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