geared turbine


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geared turbine

[¦gird ′tər·bən]
(mechanical engineering)
A turbine connected to a set of reduction gears.
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Power Plant: Two boilers, geared turbines, two shafts, 24,000 shaft horsepower
Power Plant: Four boilers, geared turbines, two shafts, 100,000 shaft horsepower
One of the main objectives of the Siemens DD project is to establish if and for which turbine sizes direct drive machines are competitive with geared turbines.