Definition of turbine wheel. Meaning of turbine wheel. Synonyms of turbine wheel

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Definition of turbine wheel

turbine wheel
Water wheel Wa"ter wheel` 1. Any wheel for propelling machinery or for other purposes, that is made to rotate by the direct action of water; -- called an overshot wheel when the water is applied at the top, an undershot wheel when at the bottom, a breast wheel when at an intermediate point; other forms are called reaction wheel, vortex wheel, turbine wheel, etc. 2. The paddle wheel of a steam vessel. 3. A wheel for raising water; a noria, or the like.
turbine wheel
Turbine Tur"bine, n. [L. turbo, -inis, that which spins or whirls round, whirl.] A water wheel, commonly horizontal, variously constructed, but usually having a series of curved floats or buckets, against which the water acts by its impulse or reaction in flowing either outward from a central chamber, inward from an external casing, or from above downward, etc.; -- also called turbine wheel. Note: In some turbines, the water is supplied to the wheel from below, instead of above. Turbines in which the water flows in a direction parallel to the axis are called parallel-flow turbines.

Meaning of turbine wheel from wikipedia

- ensure smooth, efficient transfer of momentum from the water jet to the turbine wheel. Because water is nearly incompressible, almost all of the available...
- that of a Francis turbine.Johann Segner developed a reactive water turbine (Segner wheel) in the mid-18th century in Kingdom of Hungary. It had a horizontal...
- in the development of the turbosupercharger. His design used a small turbine wheel, driven by exhaust gases, to turn a supercharger. 1903: A Norwegian...
- A turbine (from the Latin turbo, a vortex, related to the Gr**** τύρβη, tyrbē, meaning "turbulence") is a rotary mechanical device that extracts energy...
- later utilization. Draft tube Hydropower Jonval turbine Kaplan turbine Pelton wheel Sensor fish, a device used to study the impact of fish travelling...
- A wastegate is a valve that diverts exhaust gases away from the turbine wheel in a turbocharged engine system. Diversion of exhaust gases regulates the...
- The Turgo turbine is an impulse water turbine designed for medium head applications. Operational Turgo Turbines achieve efficiencies of about 87%. In factory...
- A steam turbine is a device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam and uses it to do mechanical work on a rotating output shaft. Its modern...
- A gas turbine locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a gas turbine. Several types of gas turbine locomotive have been developed...
- Shark Wheel is a company based in Orange County, California that manufactures helical wheels of the same name. Rather than a traditional circular shape...
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