CHERNOBYL DISASTER - An Inside Look - 3D
- Published on Aug 4, 2019
- High detail 3d animations and explanations of the inner workings of Chernobyl nuclear power station. Showing why it was so vulnerable to blowing itself up and how it was different from western reactors.
Illustrated here are:
The absence a reactor pressure vessel and containment structure.
A size comparison with the Fukushima reactor and its containment layers.
The uranium fuel assemblies and graphite bricks.
The control room location.
Close up views of the explosion crater with the reactor lid nicknamed "Elena" shown flying through the air.
The temporary radiation shield "sarcophagus" and the final permanent confinement arch.
Chernobyl was a nuclear power station in Ukraine, Soviet Union. Its reactor blew up on Saturday 26 April 1986 at 1:23 am.
Music by Borrtex tracks 1.Realization 2.Universe 3.Changing
Footage used in this video with permission:
Thanks to Neil for allowing use of footage Pripyat and Control room www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYAbk...
Footage of the ferris wheel operating. See 6:48 :
Very useful drawing resources:
Thank you to Ilya Fedoseev for his 3d Model of the entire power station grabcad.com/library/chernobyl...
Thanks to Barty Millar for models of the reactor hall
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