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An update of the bestselling guide to selecting, operating, and maintaining high-quality mechanical drive steam turbines for maximum efficiency and minimum downtime
Steam Turbines, Second Edition, offers authoritative information on the operating characteristics, design features, reliability, and maintenance of condensing, extraction, and pack-pressure machines—impulse as well as reaction type.
This updated classic contains the latest design and manufacturing details for mechanical drive steam turbines. It also explains the arrangement, material composition, and basic physical laws governing the design of steam turbines—plus tips on selecting optimum configurations, controls, and components, and on upgrading options for existing turbines.