turbogenerator


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turbogenerator

(ˌtɜːbəʊˈdʒɛnəˌreɪtə)
n
(Electrical Engineering) a large electrical generator driven by a steam turbine
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Noun1.turbogenerator - generator consisting of a steam turbine coupled to an electric generator for the production of electric powerturbogenerator - generator consisting of a steam turbine coupled to an electric generator for the production of electric power
generator - engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction
power plant, power station, powerhouse - an electrical generating station
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turbogenerator

[ˈtɜːbəʊˈdʒenəreɪtəʳ] Nturbogenerador m
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Steam from this header feeds into a pump, a turbogenerator (for the production of electricity) and, if too much high-pressure steam is being produced, into a pressure-reducing valve (which reduces the pressure and shunts it to the next header).
The Bensenville site, which is the first installation of the Parallon 75 TurboGenerator, will be closely watched to evaluate international applications.
The agreement, between EDF and AlliedSignal's Power Systems unit, allows EDF to sell the turbogenerator, multiple units of which can deliver up to one megawatt of power, in European countries excluding Turkey and in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria.
The steam then passes through a turbogenerator, spinning its fanlike blades.
Moreover, on the off chance that the test might prove unsuccessful, the operators decided to prepare the second turbogenerator to undergo an identical test.
When the reactor capacity reaches about 35% of its nominal level, it becomes possible to include the turbogenerator for the first time," Rosatom said, adding that only from that level can the steam generators produce enough steam to start the turbine and ensure its normal operation.
Unit 5as turbogenerator malfunctioned and was switched off the country's energy grid at 10:39 pm on Sunday, officials say.
In addition to the new boilers, the contract includes new control, automation and electrical systems, refurbishment of two existing 200 MWe turbogenerator sets and all necessary balance of the plant work to interface the new systems with the existing facilities.
Another area, the turbogenerator, caused great concern in the Aracruz Fiberline C project but did not cause any problems for Veracel.
Under the terms of the contract, Alstom will supply a fully integrated turnkey power plant, which will comprise one combined-cycle unit, oneagas turbine, one heat recovery steam generator, one steam turbine, one turbogenerator and a distributed control system.