Mechanical Engineering - Steam Nozzles and Turbines - Discussion


The pressure compounded impulse turbine as compared to velocity compounded turbine require __________ number of stages.

[A]. same
[B]. less
[C]. more

Answer: Option C


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Engr Asghar Ali Ghoto said: (Aug 11, 2015)  
In pressure compounding pressure drops in stages so more stages required but in velocity compounding more pressure drop in initially and further no pressure drop due to symmetrical blades.

So less number of stage required in velocity compounding and more in pressure compounding.

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