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Nebrensky, Henry, 02 August 2016 17:27

Summary of Step4 readiness actions list


  • Target Alarm handler #1613 update 22 (CAM)
  • Return/replace target1ctl
  • Updated target manual (EO/JL)
  • Clean-up of R78 target control crate (DL) and re-instate facility (possible move to R9)
  • Beam-bump tuning and re-issue of Target checklists (MBC)
Conventional Magnets
  • Restore cooling water
    • review existing water flows and temperature range (MBC)
    • need max current limits for quads in control software? (CAM)
  • Calibrate D1 & D2 current reading and update IOC software (DL)
  • Diagnose failed Danfysik 9000 supply from Q2 (ISIS)
    • Have quote for replacement board
  • Q1 & Q2 alarm on voltage at zero amps (CAM)
  • Q4 oscillation below 10A and anomalous ramp rate (DL)
  • Earth leakage tests on all magnets (RHale)
  • Q6 leak : too fragile, wouldn't touch it - shifters to watch
  • Leak sensors and drip trays
  • "All Off" controls misbehaviour
  • Water, temperatures and MPS water flows in ALH (CAM)
    • Magnets trips should be reported in the ALH (Pierrick)
Decay Solenoid
  • Calibrate readback current reading and update IOC software (DL)
  • Replace final battery cell (DL - confirmed still outstanding )
  • Diodes in BBU circuit (DL)
  • Boosted air (MBC)
    • Trench sensor (awaiting read-out)
    • Compressor sensor
    • Backup compressor for DS
  • Linde PC install: awaiting validation and IOC (DK) - licence issues
  • ALH/archiver/SM corrections #1710 (CAM)?
  • BLOC training and experience (Henry)
  • BLOC roster

Detectors, Monitoring and Control

  • MDR7: TOF2: current trip in TOF2_103
  • Monitoring GUI for the tracker volumes needs to be added in the AppLauncher (Pierrick)
  • Issue with the EMR DAQ (restarted the crate) - future?: is there an usable spare? (Francois)
  • CDB vs Spreadsheet (All) -- resolved to remove spreadsheet by end of user run
  • Alarm Handlers and State Machines: is it ready?
  • Confirm ISIS PVs and applications OK in MLCR (CAM/Steve)

Cooling Channel

  • "Commissioning Manager" and planning of that process
  • RA, Operating Instructions, etc.
    • Progress on SS procedure documentation
  • Install FC monitoring in ISIS MCR (Pierrick/Paolo)
  • 1 Hall probe has communication problems HP-67
  • There needs to be someone on call for the SC magnets. It will be a combination between Josef/Mark

Hall and infrastructure

  • PPS issues #1818 ?
  • All valid PPS meshing and gates in place
  • camhall03 inverted
  • Shared services/environment (water, air, computing/networking, UPS ( #1213 ) in Alarm Handler and in Archiver (CAM)
    • Neutron Monitor etc. must alarm on a detected fault as well as on high reading
    • Ambient temperature readings and alarms
  • Post-MDR7: Aircon unit assignment incorrect in monitoring GUI: 2 and 3 are swapped
  • Aircon unit 4 has some mechanical issue - occasional squealing from fan belt: planned intervention during the shutdown (John G.)

General Computing

  • Fix DNS: servers give inconsistent results
  • Heartbeat vs. Nagios and alarms
  • Archiver not usable from Remote Monitoring Room (need to squeeze into MLCR for ad-hoc queries)
  • OnMon/OnRec error messages all need timestamps, to allow correlation (Durga)
  • Data Quality Flags #1383 (All, Janusz, Pierrick)
  • Reco: Data Quality flags #1585 (Durga, Pierrick)
  • miceraid5 disk: get in touch with Yordan on self-cleanup (clean with cron/tmpwatch everything untouched for over a month). (Yordan)
  • CDB: do we have all necessary information in the CDB
    • Get Target Depth, Target Delay, Total Beam Loss to read out (currently 0 or blank) - not appropriate for CDB? (Durga/Pierrick)
    • Need something monitoring that this info is live and available in the first place
  • CDB viewer needs to have the cooling channel magnets and absorber status. Action: (Janusz)
  • Implement a search function for the CDB (Someone)
  • CDB corrections backlog from previous user runs
  • File Compactor:
    • Alarm Handler #1236
    • Data Quality Flags #1383 (Henry, Pierrick)
  • Automated RECO mover:
    • Automated mover and concentrator running
  • Hardware token monitoring and alarms #1860
    • On-site response


  • Ensure up-to-date documentation and checklists in MLCR:
    • especially Control Room Operations which is incomplete and out of date
    • need Alarm Handler training (screenshots, etc.?) and File Compactor
  • New elements
    • Whatever is needed for the SS and FC
    • Alarm Handler
Issue Responsible Party System Issue Description Data Noted Status Date Completed
MDR1-DET-05 M.Uchida Tracker Sufficient spares for the tracker readout should be commissioned so that they are hot-swappable 2015-01-21 In progress
MDR1-CAM-03 P.Hanlet EMR Remote operation of the EMR should be established 2015-01-21 In progress
MDR1-CAM-12 P.Hanlet RunControl Consider adding Online Monitoring and Online Reconstruction notifications #1802 2015-01-21 In progress
MDR1-CAM-14 P.Hanlet Target Add target optical readouts to Alarm Handler 2015-01-21 Awaiting Matt's fixing PV updating

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