I have Q regarding station blackout, the causes of it complete loss of Onsite and offsite power. However if there is no make up what is happening exactly before core damage by steps
That would largely depend on what event precipitated the SBO.I have Q regarding station blackout, the causes of it complete loss of Onsite and offsite power. However if there is no make up what is happening exactly before core damage by steps
Ref: 10 CFR 50.2 - http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/cfr/part050/part050-0002.htmlStation blackout means the complete loss of alternating current (ac) electric power to the essential and nonessential switchgear buses in a nuclear power plant (i.e., loss of offsite electric power system concurrent with turbine trip and unavailability of the onsite emergency ac power system). Station blackout does not include the loss of available ac power to buses fed by station batteries through inverters or by alternate ac sources as defined in this section, nor does it assume a concurrent single failure or design basis accident. At single unit sites, any emergency ac power source(s) in excess of the number required to meet minimum redundancy requirements (i.e., single failure) for safe shutdown (non-DBA) is assumed to be available and may be designated as an alternate power source(s) provided the applicable requirements are met. At multi-unit sites, where the combination of emergency ac power sources exceeds the minimum redundancy requirements for safe shutdown (non-DBA) of all units, the remaining emergency ac power sources may be used as alternate ac power sources provided they meet the applicable requirements. If these criteria are not met, station blackout must be assumed on all the units.