AN ELECTROMAGNETIC BRAKE FOR MARSHALLING YARD HUMPS

ELEKTROMAGNITNYJ PUTEVOJ ZAMEDLITEL

The article describes the design and the operation of the "EMZ" electromagnetic brake which is used in the USSR for brake wagons at marshalling yard humps. Brake resistance is determined by the electrodynamic brake control and mechanical friction. In the three years that they have been used, EMZ brakes have proved to be extremely effective.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Also available in the English edition entitled "Automation and Remote Control" from ESL.
  • Corporate Authors:

    USSR Ministry of Railways

    Novoryazanskaya Ulitsa Dom 12
    Moscow 288,   USSR 
  • Authors:
    • Molodcov, V P
  • Publication Date: 1975

Language

  • Russian

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 6-8
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131275
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM