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|1. (WO2018197856) TURBINE FOR USE WITH AT LEAST TWO WORKING FLUIDS|
|Applicants:||HIETA TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
|Inventors:||COPELAND, Colin Douglas
JONES, Simon Lloyd
JONES, Andrew Robert
|Title:||TURBINE FOR USE WITH AT LEAST TWO WORKING FLUIDS|
The present invention is related to a multiple-inlet turbine casing (16) for a turbine rotor (60) which comprises a first fluid supply channel (70) configured to direct a first working fluid onto the turbine rotor (60) and a second fluid supply channel (74) configured to direct a second working fluid to impart torque on the turbine rotor (60) in the same direction as the direction in which torque is imparted on the turbine rotor (60) by the first working fluid. The first working fluid is an exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine and the second fluid may be steam and the turbine may be an inverted-Brayton-cycle turbine for recovery of waste energy from the exhaust gas of said internal combustion engine. Thus, the number of turbine rotors is reduced in comparison to a system comprising a single turbine for each distinct working fluid.