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Compound engine

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  1. a steam engine in which steam is expanded through a series ot two or three cylinders before exhaust

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  2. unit is a type of steam engine where steam is expanded in two phases

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  3. The usual arrangement on a compound engine is that the steam is first expanded in one or two high-pressure (HP) cylinder(s), then having given up heat and losing pressure, it exhausts into a larger volume low-pressure (LP) cylinder, (or two, - or mor

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  4. For railway locomotive applications the main benefit sought from compounding is economy in fuel and water consumption plus high power/weight ratio due to temperature and pressure drop taking place over a longer cycle, this resulting in increased effi

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  5. Burrell road locomotive, showing high and low pressure cylinders
    Burrell road locomotive, showing high and low pressure cylinders

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