C2PoQ - Safety, Reliability, and Standards
- Maciej Chorowski (Wroclaw University of Technology)
- Adam Swanger (NASA Kennedy Space Center)
Mrs Laetitia Dufay-Chanat (CERN)
CEC-11 - Safety, Reliability, and Standards
The 27-km circumference LHC underground tunnel is a confined space in which the helium-cooled LHC magnets are installed. The vacuum enclosures of the superconducting magnets are protected by over-pressure safety relief devices that open whenever cold helium escapes either from the magnet cold enclosure or from the helium supply headers, into this vacuum enclosure. A 3-m long no stay zone...