# Mechanical Engineering - Steam Nozzles and Turbines - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Steam Nozzles and Turbines - Section 1 (Q.No. 2)
2.
A turbine is said to have an axial discharge when the steam leaves the blade tip at __________ to the direction of the blade motion.
60°
90°
180°
270°
Explanation:
No answer description is available. Let's discuss.
Discussion:
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Vinit said:   10 years ago
The answer should be 90°. If we see velocity diagram for axial discharge, then its clear that it make 90° with the blade tip.

Rahul said:   9 years ago
Dear @Vinit, how can you prove that is 90 degree?

Swapna said:   9 years ago
Here velocity is axially discharging so answer is 90.

PRADNYA DHAINJE said:   9 years ago
Velocity diagram for axial discharge, it should be clearly mention that is 90.

Kalpesh mori said:   8 years ago
When the flow of steam is parallel to turbine blade than it is known as radial flow turbine, but when flow flowing through perpendicular to the shaft (90 degree) than it is known as axial flow turbine.

Srinivasan said:   7 years ago
I feel there are stator blades between each stage of the turbine which convert the steam flow from radial to axial flow otherwise if you view it nature then the flow is parallel to the turbine blade which is radial flow only.

Engr Arshad jamali said:   7 years ago
And it is parallel to turbine axis.

Sandeep said:   7 years ago
Yes, you are right @Kalpesh.

Venkatesha said:   6 years ago
60° only.

Siddu said:   6 years ago
No, 60 degree is the correct answer.