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Steam Condenser and Circulating Water Systems

Contents

11.1 Ntroduction to condenser and its necessity

11.2 Classification and types of condensers

11.3 Surface condenser performance

11.4 Cooling tower

11.5 Cooling ponds

11.6 Corrosion in condensers and boilers

11.7 Corrosion in boilers

11.8 Questions

11.1 INTRODUCTION TO CONDENSER AND ITS NECESSITY

Condenser is an essential component of a modern steam condensing plant that increases the plant efficiency. It is a closed vessel in which high-pressure steam from the steam turbine condenses into low pressure. Different types of steam condensers are used in a steam condensing plant. When steam condenses, it forms hot water in the condenser. The heat contained in hot water coming from the condenser ...

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