75 KW Parsons turbines at Forth Banks power station, 1892.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

75 KW Parsons turbines at Forth Banks power station, 1892.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Photograph. Sir Charles Parsons (1854-1931) invented the steam turbine, developing it for marine use. He used radial flow, where steam is introduced near the shaft and made to flow radially outwards before being conducted back inwards towards the shaft.
 

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10319349
 

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