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Aug29-11, 04:05 AM
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What if a nuclear power plant loses outside electricity?


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Have electrical engineers figured out a fool-proof way designing the electric grid in a manner where nuclear power stations will have electricity regardless of power outages/damage to the local grid from things like severe storms, earthquakes, tornadoes, and other natural disasters?
The Tokyo Electric Power Company plans to publish later this year the results of its findings concerning why the power lines collapsed despite being "designed with some margin against the seismic design guideline (JEAG5003) issued by the private sector". See: http://www.physicsforums.com/showpos...ostcount=10952 and http://www.physicsforums.com/showpos...ostcount=10979 .