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High voltage testing is performed to confirm the integrity of a cable's insulation. It is always carried out after a new cable has been installed and terminated, or whenever a new joint is installed.
settlers in america often faced challenges while building new communities. In the 1760s, new orleans was the capital of spanish colony of louisiana. sailors from the philippines served on spanish trading ships going between manila, the capital of the philippines, and acapulco, mexico.
The cost of the current fastest supercomputer (IBM's Roadrunner) was around $133 million. However, with the current state of technology, new cheap supercomputers are starting to be mass produced. For example, NVIDIA's soon-to-be-released Tesla supercomputer will only cost around $10,000, which is comparable to many high-end gaming PCs on the market already.
Various levees around the city burst under pressure of the water. Causing some parts of New Orleans to flood.
The government did promise New Orleans that they will have a pumping system to protect the city.
I am! I live in Gulfport, MS. The direct hit was in Gulfport, not New Orleans. New Orleans just happen to have poor quality levees.
No, the levees are man-made embankments, built in the hope of preventing the Mississippi River from flooding the surrounding area.
Because the city is under sea level and the levees did not help.
New Orleans is basically weak to hurricanes because the city is below sea level and rely on 140 miles of levees that failed during hurricane Katrina.
The embankments are called levees. When the levees around New Orleans failed during and after Hurricane Katrina it led to catastrophic flooding. Note that money had been allocated for work on the levees prior to that but it was decided to use it to improve the roads on top of the levees which, technically, was an "improvement" but one wonders how it would have all played out if it had instead been used to improve the strength of those those levees prior to Katrina.
An estimated 80 percent of New Orleans was under water, up to 20 feet deep in places. the levees broke
Hurricane Katrina dealt the city of New Orleans one of its hardest blows ever. By the time Katrina moved on 80 percent of the city was flooded.