This article is a brief general appraisal of chopper and thyristor techniques as applied to rail and tramway traction. The growing interest is discussed, with special reference to recent locomotive orders incorporating asynchronous traction motors. There seems little doubt that despite some early troubles, the future of electronics in the control of electric traction is insured.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Broadfields (Technical Publishers) Limited

    Little Leighs
    Chelmsford, Essex CMB 1PM,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Meier, G A
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 227-30
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129426
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 19 1976 12:00AM