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Steam turbine

steam turbine

A device for converting energy of high-pressure steam (produced in a boiler) into mechanical power which can then be used to generate electricity.

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... Nuclear power is a little more tricky. It's essentially the good ol' steam powered turbine we've always had, but the heat-source is fission... essentially a mini-sun.

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by AstusAleator
Tue Sep 26, 2006 6:32 pm
Forum: Ecology
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