Classification of Steam turbines

Classification of Steam turbines…

Based on exhaust condition:

a. Condensing
b. Non condensing
c. Automatic extraction
d. Mixed pressure
e. Regenerative extraction
f. Reheat

Based on stage design:

a. Impulse
b. Reaction

Based on steam flow:

a. Axial flow
b. Radial flow
c. Mixed flow

Based on stages:

a. Single stage
b. Multi stage

Based on casing or shaft design:

a. Single casing
b. Tandem casing (two or more)
c. Cross compound

Based on exhaust stages in parallel:

  • Double flow
  • Triple flow

Based on type of drive:

  • Generator
  • Mechanical drive
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