This paper describes a method of calculating the electromagnetic retarding force produced by the eddy current induced in rolling freight car wheels. Using a simplified model representing the effect of the eddy current, an approximated calculation formula for the retarding force is derived. Experiments conducted on a small-scale and actual car retarders show good agreement between the calculated and measured result.

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  • Authors:
    • Itakura, E
  • Publication Date: 1971-7

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 135-143
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  • Accession Number: 00044504
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1973 12:00AM