K.M. Mahbubur Rahman | The Daily Star
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  • A challenge for Rooppur nuclear power plant

    The proposed Rooppur nuclear power plant (RNPP) stands on the river Padma. Insufficient water in Padma will require the power plant to adopt re-circulatory condenser water cooling system to convert the used steam of turbines into water. The main devices on the
  • power grid failure

    Why grid failure occurs, causing a blackout

    THE power grid failure that occurred in Bangladesh on 1-11-2014 was the worst blackout the country has ever experienced. The media gave different views and opinions which raised speculation about the cause. This article will try to give a brief description of grid system, its principle of operation, safety precautions and the logical reason for blackout.