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1 Scott Hamilton Bill Randolph University of Hawaii at Manoa W. M. Keck Observatory

2  3D Mechanical Design & 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) Software

3  Documentation  Keck II  Hydrostatic Bearing Support System  Yoke (Left Structure)  Keck I  Stand-off Weldment (Access Ladder)

4  Documentation & Organization  Converting from 2D AutoCad to 3D Solid Works  A current configuration of the telescope  Parametric Model  Effective way of recording updates  Efficient system from a business standpoint

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8  Hydrostatic Shoe Bearings  Supports the axial elevation bearing  Allows the axial elevation bearing to move on frictionless surface  Injects a thin layer of oil between the pad and the journal.  Oil Tray  Collects & recycles oil

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14  Main telescope support  Left Platform  AO Enclosure  Work Points  Structurally important origin

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18  Purpose  Safe & efficient access to vertical cable trays  Enable MOSFIRE & K1LGS CCR plumbing installation  Enable K1LGS glycol plumbing installation  Converting 3d models to technical drawings  Meeting specifications for fabrications

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23  Bill Randolph  Kyle Kinoshita  Randy Mogensen  Keck’s Mechanical Engineering Group  CfAO & The Akamai Internship program The Akamai Internship Program is funded by the Center for Adaptive Optics through its National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center grant (#AST )


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