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Accident report excerpt listing failures, automatic safety devices, and operator errors that occurred during the Three Mile Island accident Accident Report Excerpt N/A
Photograph of the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station Photograph N/A
Photograph of the top portion of reactor 1 at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station Photograph N/A

Breakdown: Deadly Technological Disasters
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written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
This book is a collection of well-known disasters, including the Titanic, the Chernobyl meltdown, and the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
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An Engineer's View of Human Error
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written by Trevor Kletz, 1922-2013 (New York, NY: Taylor and Francis Group, 2001, originally published 2001), 281 page(s)
This book addresses some of the common human errors that lead to engineering disasters.
written by Trevor Kletz, 1922-2013 (New York, NY: Taylor and Francis Group, 2001, originally published 2001), 281 page(s)
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Normal Accidents: Living With High-Risk Technologies
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written by Charles Perrow, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999, originally published 1999), 462 page(s)
This book analyzes the social consequences of today's complex and high-risk technologies.
written by Charles Perrow, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999, originally published 1999), 462 page(s)
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Nuclear Energy: The Issues
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produced by Rod Rees (Blackburn, Victoria: Rees Films, 2008), 30 mins
This program presents the arguments for and against nuclear power with relevant background information including radioactive waste, radiation, nuclear accidents, security, nuclear weapons, global warming, and renewable energy.
produced by Rod Rees (Blackburn, Victoria: Rees Films, 2008), 30 mins
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Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima
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(2011),
Source: spectrum.ieee.org
An image published by Prachi Patel from the IEEE Spectrum magazine on October 31, 2011.
(2011),
Source: spectrum.ieee.org
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