Mechanical Engineering - Steam Nozzles and Turbines - Discussion


In velocity compounding of an impulse turbine, the expansion of steam takes place in a nozzle or a set of nozzles from the boiler pressure to condenser pressure.

[A]. True
[B]. False

Answer: Option A


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Debasis Swain said: (Feb 23, 2017)  
Expansion is done in a single nozzle. Actually, combination in velocity compounded is like this. N, MB, FB, MB, FB, MB.

Hemant said: (Oct 25, 2018)  
I think the Answer should be false.

Vikram said: (Oct 6, 2021)  
The answer is wrong because for the velocity compound we equipped stages of blades. If we use a nozzle the velocity increases. Then how it will compound?

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