Electric railway systems in common use

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Authors

External organisations

  • School of Civil Engineering
  • Birmingham University

Abstract

The authors describe the railway traction duty and discuss the different methods for providing and controlling tractive effort for both loco-hauled and multiple unit trains.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication5th IET Professional Development Course on Railway Electrification Infrastructure and Systems, REIS 2011
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011
Event5th IET Professional Development Course on Railway Electrification Infrastructure and Systems, REIS 2011 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 Jun 20119 Jun 2011

Publication series

NameIET Seminar Digest
Number14203
Volume2011

Conference

Conference5th IET Professional Development Course on Railway Electrification Infrastructure and Systems, REIS 2011
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period6/06/119/06/11

Keywords

  • electricity, power conversion, Rail transport, traction system, train resistance

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