Essays Tagged: "Turbine"

Analysis of a Vapor Power Plant

ture content, and effectiveness.4.0 Body4.1 IntroductionSystem to be AnalyzedSteam enters the first turbine stage at 120 bar, 520 °C and expands in three stages to the condenser pressure of .06 ba ... eaves the open feedwater heater. The efficiencies of all pumps are 80%, and the efficiencies of all turbines are 85%.Throughout this report the states will be referenced as depicted above with the num ...

(7 pages) 33 0 1.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The modern commercial airplane. Safety, propulsion and aerodynamics.

want to fly.One of the best features of an airplane is that it is so fast. There are engines called turbines, which are very powerful and create several thousand pounds of thrust. A jet engine uses a ... with burning fuel, and blasts the expanded air-gas mixture out the back. In the process, it turns a turbine in the back of the engine that spins the fan in the front. Because every action has an equal ...

(3 pages) 62 3 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Wind Energy

ng energy source in the world is the wind. You've seen them, or pictures of them, those giant white turbine towers with their 30-metre blades moving 60 metres in the air, turning the energy of the win ... 30-metre blades moving 60 metres in the air, turning the energy of the wind into electricity. Wind turbines are just the right source of alternative energy because wind power electricity generation i ...

(2 pages) 94 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Nuclear Reactors

gh the core. Some of the energy is used to heat up water and convert it to steam. This steam runs a turbine, and the turbine's energy is turned into electricity by a generator. Besides providing an im ... he core by a coolant to a system of heat reducers. This system uses the heat to produce steam for a turbine that runs an electric generator.Another type of experimental breeder, the thermal breeder re ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

A loss hard fought is often more valuable than victory.

the heat rising in my cheeks and the sweat coming out of my face underwater. I move my arms like a turbine trying to reach the end of the wall without stopping, but I realize that I can't make it so ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Tanzanian Times. A newspaper report about new wind turbines which are coming

Wind turbines are due to be installed in Tanzania later this decade, how are they going to help us?Young ... ave so far are things like having a swimming pool, shopping centre, school or a hospital inside the turbine.This would mean every child would be able to go to school.This would mean that students from ... with lots of other children. The children above are a whole school-not just a class. I think if the turbine was a school it would mean a lot more children could go there.If it was a hospital then the ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Hydroelectric Power

d that can be flooded. They also require a large investment of money and time to build. (USGA)Water turbines are used to spin a shaft which is attached to an alternator. The alternator is the heart of ... wer plants. The alternator is the part that generates the electricity. There are two basic types of turbines, impulse and reaction. Impulse turbines have a high head pressure and a low amount of flow. ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Hydroelectricity: why not?

led a reservoir and slowly releasing itthrough a narrow passage. In this narrow passage, there is a turbine that the water spins,the turbine is connected to a generator. The generator creates power, a ... of storing power becausewhen the water flows back down from the elevated position, it will turn the turbine andcreate power.There are a great man benefits from using this energy. It is clean, renewabl ...

(2 pages) 11 0 2.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Nuclear Reactor

ich produces steam, this steam is highly pressurized, and it is then shot through a pipe, through a turbine, which spins it. That spinning is directed energy, which can pretty much do two things. It c ... t gets really hot and steam from it is shot through a pipe -secondary circuit, which passes through turbines that spin from the steam passing through them, these turbines, on a Military Submarine/Airc ...

(4 pages) 18 0 4.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Use of Wind Power Should Not be Encouraged (with counter arguments)

basis like other forms of energy such as coal and oil. However, Mc Bain (2005) claims that one wind turbine can produce 1.3 megawatts of electricity a year which is sufficient to supply enough power t ... wind power brings huge industrialization to rural areas, the construction work needed to set up the turbines along with the manufacturing industries that it draws would increase the emission of green- ...

(3 pages) 48 1 3.6 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Not Twin Turbo, Super-Turbocharged

A turbocharger is used on many cars to produce more horsepower. A turbocharger is a turbine that compresses air and forces it into the compression chamber. The amount of pressure is me ... will eliminate turbo lag because the exhaust gases do not have to build up the pressure to spin the turbine. The only bad thing about a supercharger is the fact that they cannot push as many PSI into ... e combustion chamber as a turbocharger can. A twin turbo system uses two turbochargers. The smaller turbine spools sooner than the larger turbine, therefore reducing the amount of turbo lag.Using the ...

(2 pages) 5 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

"Whither Wind"; A Discussion on the Debate of Wind Power

percent of the CO2 emissions. Unlike electricity generated by CO2 emitting fossil fuel plants, wind turbines generate 100 percent clean, renewable electricity. Komanoff proposed that if we erect the 4 ... erate 100 percent clean, renewable electricity. Komanoff proposed that if we erect the 400,000 wind turbines necessary to substitute for coal-fired power plants to reduce the amount of CO2 pollution f ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

How will we get our Energy in the Future? This is a summary of different types alternative energies and how they work and how they will be used in the future.

leum). These power plants work by burning fossil fuels to heat water to create steam, which turns a turbine and generates electricity. Unfortunately the byproduct is the mass pollution of the earth's ... mount of energy. The heat released boils water that boils more water to create steam, which spins a turbine that produces electricity.ProsThe process of nuclear fission allows for the production of tr ...

(10 pages) 68 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

wind type

indicates that we can control it and protect it from the loss. This also indicates that whether the turbine is properly working or not. Now, we are moving towards the tower, so the function of tower i ... with the base of towers. At last the instrument comes which is known as foundation; in this fixing turbine on which base of turbine is standing into the ground strongly is the foundation.DiscussionTh ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Art Essays