LHCb Outer Tracker

Support Bridge


 
   
   
 

The global description of the OT Station design can be found in the Introduction .

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The top part of the OT Support Structure is referred to as the "Bridge". The Bridge was designed by NIKHEF in cooperation with Amstel Engineering. The complete set of Engineering Drawings can be found here.

Overview Bridge
Overview of Bridge Design.

The construction of the Bridge has been realized by Van Halteren Metaal, according to the NIKHEF Technical Specification (EDMS 701347), the most important of which are summarized in drawing LHS-112 [ pdf, dxf].

Overview Bridge
Overview of Bridge Design.

The design of the Bridge has been optmized with the help of 3D Finite Elements Models and 2D Finite Elements Models.