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Axial Steam Turbine System

1 Displays and controls. 2 Valve for sealing steam. 3 Valve for steam inlet. 4 Process schematic. 5 Water connections. 6 Pressure sensor. 7 Condenser with coil. 8 Cooling water flow rate sensor. 9 Turbine. 10 Eddy current brake.

  • Studying the function and operation principle of Steam turbine
  • Determination of the steam specific properties.
  • Temperature
  • Pressure
  • Enthalpy
  • Mass flow
  • Calculation of steam consumption in the steam turbine.
  • Determination of the theoretical efficiency and comparing it to the calculated actual efficiency.
  • Inspection of losses occurring in different components of the turbine.
  • Plotting Power Vs Torque curve
  • Single-stage axial impulse turbine
    • Rotor inner diameter: 54mm
    • Max. Inlet pressure: 9bar abs.
    • Max. Outlet pressure: 1bar abs.
    • Nominal power output: 50W
  • Measuring Ranges
    • Pressure
      • 0…16bar (steam)
      • 0…1,6bar (condenser)
    • Differential pressure: 0…50mbar
    • Flow rate: 0…720L/h (cooling water)
    • Torque: 0…70Nmm
    • Temperature: 0…400°C
  • Axial Steam Turbine System (TD - 015)
  • Hard copy user manual

The educational unit (TD-015) is designed to illustrate the single-stage axial impulse turbine with a vertical axis. All components necessary for performing experiments are available.

  • The trainer can be connected to another trainer (Steam Generator) to form steam power plant.
  • The steam required is generated by the steam generator.
  • The turbine can be operated with saturated steam or superheated steam.
  • The steam is expanded in the turbine and condensed through the water-cooled condenser.
  • Load is applied to the turbine by an eddy current brake.
  • The turbine has a non-contact labyrinth seal on the shaft with a sealing steam circuit.
  • The turbine is fitted with various safety devices in order to prevent damage such as by excessively high speed or pressure in the system.
  • The educational unit is equipped with sensors to record the temperature, pressure, and flow rate at all relevant points.
  • Turbine speed and torque are measured electronically at the eddy current brake.
  • The measured values can be read on touch screen. At the same time, the measured values can also be transmitted directly to a PC via USB.
  • The educational unit is supplied with a schematic diagram to demonstrate the system operation.
  • The trainer is supplied with a Bedo software.