Westinghouse Parsons Turbine Viewed Cross Sectionally

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A cross sectional view of Westinghouse Parsons turbine. Steam enters at V and exits at E, turning the turbines, R. The turbines turns the shaft, B, to produce energy to produce electricity. During this process, the steam, at high pressure, is expanded to a lower pressure.


Derr, Louis Cyclopedia of Engineering (Chicago, IL: American Technical Society, 1911)


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