ELECTRIC TRACTION FOR RAIL-BOUND RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEMS

ANTRIEBSTECHNIK FUER DEN SCHIENENNAHVERKEHR

The development of electric traction equipment for tramways, light rapid transit and underground railways was greatly influenced in the last 20 years by semiconductor technology. This produced semiautomatic electronic running and braking controls, as well as the d.c. choppers and three-phase equipment. The d.c. chopper equipment permits continuous and low-loss control of motor voltage both for running and braking, with even good control of regenerative braking. With three-phase traction, the conventional d.c. motor is replaced by a maintenance-free squirrel-cage induction motor.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Schienenverkehr-Zukunft mit Vernunft, Fachvortr, Hamburg, Germany, June 12-14, 1979.
  • Corporate Authors:

    VDE Verlag GmbH

    Bismarckstrasse 33
    1000 Berlin 12,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Wagner, R
    • Gathmann, H
    • Voss, U
  • Publication Date: 1979

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 195-209
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00322012
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 11 1981 12:00AM