World's Toughest Fixes Going Nuclear

Before entering the radiological control zone and the next tough fix, Riley puts on a full suit of protective clothing and gets his daily rad check. He's going to need to keep a close eye on the Geiger counter for this radioactive gig: a steam turbine upgrade in a nuclear power plant. The job: shut down the reactor, bring in an army of people and dismantle an enormous turbine, truck in a new technologically advanced turbine with greater efficiency, put it all back together again, and voila – create even more electricity for the grid and our growing energy demand.

  • 2008
  • 00:47:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2017
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Steam-turbines -- Maintenance and repair [LCSH] Nuclear power plants -- Pennsylvania [LCSH] Nuclear power plants -- Design and construction [LCSH] Nuclear power plants -- Maintenance and repair [LCSH] Structural engineering [LCSH] Machinery -- Maintenance and repair [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Technology [LCSH]
Sean Riley (Host), Robert Kerr (Producer), Paul Sauer (Producer), Jennifer Beman White (Writer), Tobias Louie (Production Coordinator), Marissa Watson (Production Coordinator)
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