EVALUATION OF SIGNAL/CONTROL SYSTEM EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY. TASK 4: ELECTRICAL NOISE DISTURBANCE

This report defines electromagnetic interference (EMI) generated by wayside and vehicle-mounted equipment associated with railroad electrification. The report describes the adverse effects of EMI upon existing and potentially applicable signal/control systems. Functional requirements for EMI control are defined and recommendations are made for follow-on testing activity. The problems of vandalism are also considered.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also report on Task 3, PB80-142441. Prepared in cooperation with Dyer (Thomas K.), Inc., Lexington, MA., and Kentron International, Inc., Dallas, TX.
  • Corporate Authors:

    STV, Incorporated

    Griffith Towers
    Pottstown, PA  United States  19464

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Research and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Taylor, S F
    • Marshall, J F
    • Schultz, C M
    • Whalen, R B
  • Publication Date: 1980-7

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 133 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00326382
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ORD-78/39.4 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-773-4236
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1981 12:00AM