ADVANTAGES OF THYRISTOR LOCOMOTIVES AND EXPERIENCE IN SWEDEN

This paper explains the choice of low-frequency ac for electric traction equipment in Sweden and then traces the development of the modern thyristor locomotive. Advantages of this design, and special measures required to deal with reactive power and harmonic currents, are set forth, as are the operating experience and tests which have been conducted on this new type of locomotive.

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    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

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  • Authors:
    • Nordin, T I
    • Arne Magnusson, L B
  • Publication Date: 1972-5

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  • Accession Number: 00041663
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1973 12:00AM