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Images for reactor 4, questions regarding the heat in the building. #4 has the core removed and an open reactor well according to TEPCO

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Mon Apr 4th, 2011 at 07:45:48 PM EST
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Hum... my first observation on that link is that the author 'evaluates' the colour coding, without noticing that the temperature scale changes... The second is that 'hot spot' locations don't seem to be fixed. The third is that according to the AREVA slides, the open reactor well is filled with water.

I also suspect that there is no direct temperature observation of the SFP on the thermograms (possibly due to the water vapour over it): the pond should be boiling or near boiling temperature, not 30-47°C.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Tue Apr 5th, 2011 at 01:23:04 PM EST
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