Patent Number: 6,305,901

Title: Steam turbine

Abstract: A steam turbine has a high-pressure turbine section and a medium-pressure turbine section fluidically connected to the high-pressure turbine section. The high-pressure turbine section is a chamber configuration and the medium-pressure turbine section is a drum configuration. Alternatively, the high-pressure turbine section is a drum configuration and the medium-pressure turbine section is a chamber configuration. Alternatively, or additionally, the high-pressure turbine section is a double-flow configuration and the medium-pressure turbine section is a double-flow configuration.

Inventors: Bell; Ralf (Kerken, DE), Capelle; Ulrich (Oberhausen, DE), Drosdziok; Armin (Essen, DE), Muhle; Jan-Erik (Mulheim an der Ruhr, DE), Simkine; Mikhail (Mulheim an der Ruhr, DE), Stephan; Ingo (Gorlitz, DE), Simon; Volker (Mulheim an der Ruhr, DE)

Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: F01D 1/00 (20060101); F01D 1/16 (20060101); F01D 001/04 (); F01D 001/16 (); F01D 003/04 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018