EFFECT OF CONSTANT POWER TRACTION ON TRANSIT ELECTRIFICATION DESIGN

Modern transit vehicles with electronic feedback speed and torque control may have vehicle power demands which are independent of third rail voltage. Compared to the linear character of resistance controlled vehicles the constant power feature can have a dramatic effect on third rail voltage drop and substation power ratings.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Conf Rec IAS 12th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, October 2-6, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

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  • Authors:
    • MILLER, R H
    • Fernald, G E
    • Brockman, J J
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 4 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00177182
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: n 77CH1246-8-IA Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1981 12:00AM