Difference between Turbine and Compressor


Difference between Turbine and Compressor


Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the difference between turbine and compressor. Comparison and Differences.

Difference between Turbine and Compressor

1. A turbine converts hydraulic energy into mechanical energy. A compressor converts mechanical energy into heat or pressure energy.

2. A turbine in conjunction with a generator generates electrical energy whereas a compressor is a power consuming device.

3. A turbine is a prime mover. A compressor has to be driven by a prime mover.

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