LIGO Document M050220-v2

Guidelines for Advanced LIGO Detector Construction Activities

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Guidelines for Advanced LIGO Detector Construction Activities. This document provides programmatic guidelines for the development phases of the advanced LIGO project from the requirements and conceptual design phase through fabrication. This document supersedes the initial LIGO document, M950090-A, Guidelines for Detector Construction Activities.
Notes and Changes:
1) Removed the requirement for a Failure Effects and Modes Analysis (FEMA).
2) Added failure/stress analysis for any safety critical elements.
3) Clarified the software elements of the final design review.

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