22.091 | Spring 2008 | Undergraduate, Graduate

Nuclear Reactor Safety

Lecture Notes

Lecture: 19 – Three Mile Island Accident


Teaching notes for a lecture on the Three Mile Island accident, what the operators had to deal with to understand and manage the accident, the thermal hydraulics of the accident which drove the partial meltdown, the failure of systems, and lack of operator knowledge and information.

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Lecture: 19 – Three Mile Island Accident

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