A detection of the coarse water droplets in steam turbines
1 CTU in Prague, Department of Energy Engineering, Technická 4, Prague 6, 166 07, The Czech Rep
2 University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Jungong Road 516, Shanghai, China
a Corresponding author: email@example.com
Published online: 25 March 2014
The aim of this paper is to introduce a novel method for the detection of coarse water droplets in a low pressure part of steam turbines. The photogrammetry method has been applied for the measurement of coarse droplets in the low-pressure part of a steam turbine. A new probe based on this measurement technique was developed and tested in the laboratory and in a steam turbine in the Počerady power-plant. The probe was equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation. The paper contains results from laboratory tests and the first preliminary measurements in a steam turbine. Possible applications of this method have been examined.
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