Driving machines

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A driving machine is a machine that removes energy from a fluid and releases it in the form of mechanical work (W). In the process a form of energy, such as thermal or electrical energy, is converted to mechanical energy.
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Thermal turbines
Thermal turbines work with compressible fluids: e.g. gas, wind and steam turbines                                                                                                                                         
HM 270
 
HM 272
 
ET 792
Impulse turbine                            Reaction turbine               Gas turbine                            
Investigation of a compressed air driven axial impulse turbine                                                                                    Investigation of a compressed air driven radial reaction turbine                                                                                              Operation as turboshaft engine with power turbine or as jet engine with propelling nozzle using liquid gas     
ET 794
 
ET 795
 
ET 796
Gas turbine with power turbine   Simulation of a gas turbine   Gas Turbine Jet Engine
Two-shaft system with radial compressor and two radial turbines using liquid gas                                                 Simulation of a two-shaft system with power turbine allows easy understanding of the operating properties                  Small single-shaft gas turbine with thrust measurement using either kerosene or petroleum                                                                    
ET 851
 
ET 830
 
ET 833
Axial steam turbine                                                            Steam Power Plant, 1,5kW                                                     Steam Power Plant 1,5kW with Process Control System       
Single-stage steam turbine with power output measurement; steam supply via from ET 850                          Oil-fired boiler, single-stage small industry turbine, condenser and feed water treatment and monitoring viaPLC Steam turbine system like ET 830, with additional monitoring and control via control station with touch screen panel  
ET 805
 
ET 220.10
 
ET 220.01
Steam Power Plant 20kW with Process Control System Wind Power Plant                                      Energy conversion in a wind power plant
Steam turbine with synchronous generator for grid-connected or stand-alone operation. Fully equipped with oil-fired or gas-fired boiler, condenser, cooling tower, feed water treatment and modern synchronisation device (PPU) Connection to ET 220; outdoor installation allows practically relevant investigations                                                                                                                                                                                                Conversion of kinetic wind energy into electrical energy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
ET 270
Wave Energy Converter, OWC 
Turbine unit with Wells turbine and electric generator; configurable wave generator                     
Hydraulic turbines
Hydraulic turbines work with incompressible fluids: water turbines.                      
HM 150.19
 
HM 150.20
 
HM 450.01
Operating Principle of a Pelton Turbine                           Operating Principle of a Francis Turbine             Pelton Turbine                                                                         
Model of an impulse turbine with adjustable nozzle; determination of efficiency.                   Model of a reaction turbine with adjustable guide vanes and determination of the efficiency  Model of an impulse turbine with speed and torque measurement                                                  
HM 365.31
 
HM 450.02
 
HM 287
Pelton and Francis Turbine                      Pelton Turbine                                                                 Experiments with an axial turbine
Comparison of impulse and reaction turbines                                                                                   Model of a reaction turbine with speed and torque measurement; adjustable guide vanes               Record characteristics of an axial reaction turbine                                                                   
HM 288
 
HM 289
 
HM 291
Experiments with a Reaction  Experiments with a Pelton Turbine   Experiments with an Action Turbine  
Record characteristics of a turbine based on the reaction force         Record characteristics of a free jet turbine          Record characteristics of an axial impulse turbine      
HM 430C
 
HM 421
 
HM 405
Francis turbine trainer Kaplan turbine trainer          Axial-flow turbomachines
Characteristics of a powerful Francis turbine with adjustable guide vanes                                                                          Four-bladed Kaplan turbine with guide vane adjustment for varying power                                                                                           Function of a turbomachine; configuration as pump or turbine with interchangeable rotor/impeller and stator/guide vane system   
Internal combustion engines and steam engines
CT 150
 
CT 151
 
CT 152
Four-Stroke Petrol Engine for CT 159                              Four-Stroke Diesel Engine for CT 159                                      Four-Stroke Petrol Engine w. Variable Compression for CT 159   
Air-cooled overhead valve four-stroke petrol engine                                                                                                      Air-cooled four-stroke diesel engine with direct injection                                                                                                Air-cooled four-stroke petrol engine with different compression ratios thanks to interchangeable combustion chambers 
CT 153
 
CT 100.20
 
CT 100.21
Two-stroke petrol engine for CT 159   Four-stroke petrol engine for CT 110   Two-Stroke Petrol Engine for CT 110
Air-cooled two-stroke petrol engine                            Air-cooled four-stroke petrol engine with carburettor             Air-cooled two-stroke petrol engine with reverse scavenging  
CT 100.22
 
CT 100.23
 
CT 300.03
Four-Stroke Diesel Engine for CT 110                                                         Water-Cooled Four-Stroke Diesel Engine for CT 110          Single Cylinder Engine w. Variable Compression for CT 300      
Air-cooled four-stroke diesel engine with direct injection                                                                                                          Water-cooled four-stroke diesel engine using the swirl chamber principle                                                                                                                Operation as spark ignition petrol engine with external mixture formation or self-igniting diesel engine with direct injection
CT 300.04
 
CT 400.01
 
CT 300.05
Two-Cylinder Petrol Engine for CT 300 Four-Cylinder Petrol Engine                                    wo-Cylinder Diesel Engine for CT 300
under construction!                                                                                        Water-cooled four-stroke diesel engine with indirect injection      Water-cooled petrol engine with intake-manifold fuel injection, max. 55kW    
CT 400.02
 
ET 810
 
ET 813
Four-cylinder diesel engine                               Steam power plant with steam engine                 Two-cylinder steam engine                               
Water-cooled naturally aspirated diesel engine with direct injection, max. 47kW                     Double-acting single-cylinder steam engine with gas-fired steam boiler                                    Single-acting steam engine with condensation for determining mechanical power and efficiency