Hero's Simple Steam Turbine
A simple steam turbine by Hero of Alexandra during first century AD. The turbine consists of a hollow sphere and pipes. Steam enters the hollow ball, and exits at the pipe around the equator. This then turns the sphere turbine.
Keywordssteam engine, engine, Eolipile, engines, Hero's Simple Steam Turbine, Steam Turbine, aeolipile, aeoliple
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Derr, Louis Cyclopedia of Engineering (Chicago, IL: American Technical Society, 1911)