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Compound turbine

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  1. The steam is partially expanded in the high-pressure casing, then exhausted to the low-pressure casing

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  2. a turbine in which there are two casings, a high-pressure casing and a low-pressure casing, operating in concert to extract work from a single source of steam

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  3. The rotor arrangement can be either tandem-compound in which the two axles are joined end to end, or cross-compound in which the two turbines have separate axles

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  4. In the cross-compound case two separate generators are usually supplied, although a gearbox can reduce this to one

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  5. The principal advantages of compound turbines are the reduction in size of any one casing, the confinement of the highest pressure to the smaller casing (which may be made of stronger and more expensive materials) and the possibility of divided flow

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