Category Archives: Power Plant Engineering

Francis Turbine | Working, Advantage, Disadvantage, Application, Parts

What is a Francis Turbine? A Francis Turbine is a type of reaction turbine in which inward flow (of water) is mixed. Mixed flow means a combination of both axial and radial. It is mainly used for electrical power generation. Image attribution: By U.S. Bureau of Reclamation – http://users.owt.com/chubbard/gcdam/html/photos/construction.html, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=84766 Operating parameters of Francis… Read More »

Cochran Boiler Working, Construction, Advantages, Disadvantages, Diagram, Application

In this article we will learn following things about Cochran Boiler Working and construction Features Mountings Advantages Disadvantages Applications lets start our discussion with construction and working of Cochran boiler Cochran Boiler Working and Construction Cochran boiler consists of a cylindrical shell with its crown having a spherical shape. The furnace is also hemispherical in… Read More »