Interactive troubleshooting guide for accelerators

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Modern accelerators face the challenge of supporting increased machine complexity and higher levels of utilization while relying on downsized maintenance and support groups. To improve system availability, reduce reliance on system experts and provide a systematic approach to problem solving, an interactive troubleshooting guide has been implemented for the CEBAF injector at Jefferson lab. This guide, which uses a tree structure with appropriate hypertext links, traces problems from a set of symptoms, through a series of diagnostic tests, to a specific corrective action. This guide is used in conjunction with an active parameter monitoring system that is part of the ... continued below

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Legg, R.; Dunham, B.; Higgins, S.; Kazimi, R.; Kehne, D. & Oren, T. December 1, 1997.

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Modern accelerators face the challenge of supporting increased machine complexity and higher levels of utilization while relying on downsized maintenance and support groups. To improve system availability, reduce reliance on system experts and provide a systematic approach to problem solving, an interactive troubleshooting guide has been implemented for the CEBAF injector at Jefferson lab. This guide, which uses a tree structure with appropriate hypertext links, traces problems from a set of symptoms, through a series of diagnostic tests, to a specific corrective action. This guide is used in conjunction with an active parameter monitoring system that is part of the EPICS control system tool kit. The monitoring system generates operator alarms when injector RF or magnet parameters fall outside pre-set windows. Operators receive immediate feedback when injector components vary from their standard values and the troubleshooting guide provides a systematic means to identify and ultimately correct the problem.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98001673

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  • 17. IEEE particle accelerator conference, Vancouver (Canada), 12-16 May 1997

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  • Other: DE98001673
  • Report No.: DOE/ER/40150--1134
  • Report No.: JLAB-ACO--97-02;CONF-970503--
  • Grant Number: AC05-84ER40150
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 555568
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc695839

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Legg, R.; Dunham, B.; Higgins, S.; Kazimi, R.; Kehne, D. & Oren, T. Interactive troubleshooting guide for accelerators, article, December 1, 1997; Newport News, Virginia. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc695839/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.