# Recent content by BishopUser

9. ### Non nuclear part of a nuclear power plant

The turbine/generator are on the "turbine deck" which is housed in the "turbine building". Those are the only names I've heard around here.
10. ### Why isn't the cooling system power-independent?

The emergency core cooling systems of a nuclear plant are not designed to run on external power. All events/accidents are postulated with a coincident loss of offsite power (one cannot credit offsite power in accident analysis). Therefore, the emergency core cooling system power must come from...
11. ### Non stick pots and pans

Nonstick pans are great, but they do have their limitations. When using a nonstick pan you should never use very high heat, it will cause the nonstick surface to degrade. If you need a good sear (high heat) try using either cast iron or stainless steel. Never never never use metal utensils in...
12. ### Plagiarism checker?

Whenever I was in highschool we had to submit essays through a plagiarism checking service. Apparently the software would highlight parts of your paper in different colors for different degrees of plagiarism. Red was a direct copy/paste, yellow was bits and pieces matching, and blue was no...
13. ### Need help finding the relationship between force and acceleration

I may be wrong here, but I think Newton came up with a famous equation that relates force to acceleration.
14. ### Good Marketing or wasting energy

I've seen various products like cereals or chips featured on "how it's made," and the person giving the factory tour said that the nitrogen bubble that they put in the bag is truly needed to preserve the freshness of the product and that it's not some gimmick to short change you. Whether or not...
15. ### Teen suspended for religious nose ring

"Church of body modification"? This is kind of like that time I tried to convince my teachers I was joining the "church of beer" - didn't go over quite so well. I think if she was hindi or some other widely known/respected religion, the school would have had no problem with her claim. I...