CHOPPER CONTROL OF 1500 V D.C. TRACTION MOTORS

Application of chopper control in d.c. railway traction was developed in the sixties and has extended from combinations limited to the motors to combinations with rheostatic or regenerative braking, which are capable of dealing with any traction problem. This article describes the chopper with rheostatic braking as used on Netherlands Railways (NS) "sprinter" rolling stock.

  • Corporate Authors:

    General Electric

    Marine Turbine & Gear Engineer, 1100 Western Ave
    Lynn, MA  USA  01910
  • Authors:
    • Whiting, JMW
  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Accession Number: 00173398
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1978 12:00AM