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Presentation 2012-09-20 13:00
Failure analysis of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant -- Citizen's analysis away from confirmation bias --
Noboru Kusama SSS2012-11
Abstract (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
(in English) This paper describes defect which caused the meltdown in Fukushima Dai-ichi No.1 nuclear power plant.
It seems that the valve-rod of upper stream valve in a reactor internal pump system was broken by the aftershock.
Keyword (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
(in English) Uncertainty Avoidance / Normalcy Bias / Confirmation Bias / Reasoning Schema / Fukushima Dai-ichi / Failure Analysis / Water Gauge / Delusion  
Reference Info. IEICE Tech. Rep., vol. 112, no. 206, SSS2012-11, pp. 1-4, Sept. 2012.
Paper # SSS2012-11 
Date of Issue 2012-09-13 (SSS) 
ISSN Print edition: ISSN 0913-5685    Online edition: ISSN 2432-6380
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Conference Information
Committee SSS  
Conference Date 2012-09-20 - 2012-09-20 
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Topics (in English) Human-Facter of Safety 
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Conference Code 2012-09-SSS 
Language Japanese 
Title (in Japanese) (See Japanese page) 
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Title (in English) Failure analysis of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant 
Sub Title (in English) Citizen's analysis away from confirmation bias 
Keyword(1) Uncertainty Avoidance  
Keyword(2) Normalcy Bias  
Keyword(3) Confirmation Bias  
Keyword(4) Reasoning Schema  
Keyword(5) Fukushima Dai-ichi  
Keyword(6) Failure Analysis  
Keyword(7) Water Gauge  
Keyword(8) Delusion  
1st Author's Name Noboru Kusama  
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Date Time 2012-09-20 13:00:00 
Presentation Time 40 minutes 
Registration for SSS 
Paper # SSS2012-11 
Volume (vol) vol.112 
Number (no) no.206 
Page pp.1-4 
Date of Issue 2012-09-13 (SSS) 

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