CONSIDERATIONS FOR LAYOUT OF EQUIPMENTS IN ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVES

This exhaustive list of considerations may be considered as a general specification for the ideal motive power unit, and includes the following items: equipment on the roof and under the body; the arrangement of equipment in the cab, and electrical equipment; pneumatic equipment; vicinity with connected equipment; precautions against excessive local heat generation, and vibrations; accessibility for maintenance; balanced distribution of weight on the rails; internal lay-out of the locomotive, and arrangement of body side-walls; aesthetics and safety measures.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Research Design and Standards Organization

    Alambagh, Lucknow 5,   India 
  • Authors:
    • Thakur, A S
  • Publication Date: 1973-8

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  • Accession Number: 00095415
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Railway Documentation, Selection of
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM