ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS FOR HIGH SPEED GROUND TRANSPORTATION

This study investigates the power needs of four classes of systems: (1) 300 mph Tracked Air Cushion Vehicle (TACV); (2) 250 mph Linear Induction Motor (LIM)-driven rail vehicle; (3) 250 mph wheel-driven vehicle; (4) 200 mph wheel-driven rail vehicle. Task areas for the study are: (1) Power systems; (2) Power distribution; (3) Power collection; (4) Power conditioning.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Westinghouse Electric Corporation

    Transportation Division
    Pittsburgh, PA  USA 
  • Publication Date: 1969-8-25

Media Info

  • Pagination: 352 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00039157
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-9-0025
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 24 1972 12:00AM