Mechanical Engineering - Steam Boilers and Engines - Discussion


The function of a piston in a steam engine is

[A]. to guide motion of the piston rod and to prevent it from bending
[B]. to transfer motion from the piston to the cross-head
[C]. to convert heat energy of the steam into mechanical work id) to exhaust steam from the cylinder at proper moment

Answer: Option C


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Ashok Aj said: (Jun 3, 2017)  
B is right Answer.

Ref: RS Khurmi book.

Ashok Aj said: (Jun 5, 2017)  
Piston rod or piston? Please tell me.

Prasenjit said: (Jul 22, 2017)  
Answer will be option "B".

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