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by Oregon State University College of Engineering
Engineering Out Loud

The day the lights go out in Oregon, S11E1

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The long-feared 9.0 magnitude Cascadia subduction zone earthquake, which seismologists say is inevitable, will damage or destroy large swaths of Oregon’s electrical grid. How long will it take to get the juice flowing again? Weeks? Months? Professor Ted Brekken and his team are applying high-powered simulations to find out and to identify which parts of the system should be hardened against the quake at any cost.

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by Oregon State University College of Engineering