How to Clean a Gas Turbine?

Answer A gas turbine engine is a type of internal combustion engine often used on aircraft. Gas turbine engines work by drawing air into the engine via a compressor. Once drawn into the engine, the air is... Read More »

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What is a wind turbine used for?

A wind turbine is used to harness wind energy to generate electricity. Wind turbines look like large, three-bladed fans and when the wind turns the blades, they in turn spin a long shaft that is co... Read More »

How big is a steam turbine?

Steam turbines come in a wide range of sizes. The smallest today produce about 0.75 kilowatts of energy, whereas the largest produce more than 1,750 megawatts. The latter are used in nuclear and co... Read More »

How big is a wind turbine?

The working part (rotor) of a small wind turbine is generally 8 meters with its tower being up to 40 meters. Larger turbines range in size from 50 to 110 meters. The height of a wind turbine is inf... Read More »

What is a turbine generator?

From the time of windmills to nuclear power plants, the principle of the turbine has been used to generate energy. By converting motion to energy, turbines have been invaluable in the progress of e... Read More »