Why water turbine have higher efficiency then steam turbine?
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Nov16-08, 12:15 AM
I wonder why water turbine (like in hydroelectric power plant) has, in most design, more then 90% efficiency when steam turbine around 30%.
In both cases we converting the pressure to work, so why such a difference in efficiency?
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