May 28, 2016
CategoriesSteam Turbines

The steam turbine is a type of impulse reaction turbine which converts the thermal energy into mechanical energy. The history of this turbine goes back to the first century but Sir Charles Parsons invest the modern manifestation of the steam engine in 1884. This turbine has applications in transport mediums which use steam engines like trains and ships…

July 15, 2011
CategoriesSteam Turbines

All steam turbines can be classified into two categories; extraction (condensing) steam turbine and non-condensing steam turbine also known as back pressure steam turbines.  Both of these steam turbine types have their own operating schemes and benefits which are described here in detail. Extraction Steam Turbine Figure 1: Extraction (condensing) steam turbine The extraction turbine…

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