The various heat sources in a subway rapid transit system are quantified and their spatial distribution along the tunnels and stations are determined. The results show that the trend to higher speeds will create a much larger heat load on the subways thus potentially driving the temperatures even higher than experienced in existing systems. Strategies for controlling the subway temperature by traditional technology are discussed as well as the opportunities for application of new technologies.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Murray, J A
    • Tyrrill, A F
  • Publication Date: 1973-11

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056848
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: N73-WA/RT-5 Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1981 12:00AM