Gas Turbine Working and Types

Gas Turbine Working and Types
A gas turbine, in layman terms, is a type of internal combustion engine that converts chemical energy into mechanical energy. The main elements of a typical gas turbine are: 1. Gas compressor 2. Combustor 3. Turbine. The compressor, combustor, and turbine are called the core of the engine. These are usually mounted as an integral unit and operate as a complete prime mover on a so-called open cycle where air is drawn in from the atmosphere and the products of combustion are finally discharged again to the atmosphere.

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