Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Technical Review
    Vol. 50 No. 1 (2013)   New Products & Technologies
    Technical Papers

    The Feature of a PWR Nuclear Power Plant -From a Viewpoint of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident-

    Kenji Umeda,
    Manabu Hamasaki

    The disaster at Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, which employed a boiling water reactor (BWR), was a direct result of the loss of electrical power to the safety facilities caused by the giant tsunami waves, which even
    (This article is written in Japanese and only the abstract is written in English.)