RAILROAD ELECTRIFICATION FROM A UTILITY VIEWPOINT

Railroad electrification has become of increasing interest to railroads, utilities, manufacturers and government agencies in recent years. This paper summarizes the reasons for and against electrification, as well as the technical considerations of importance to the utility application engineer, including substation design, load factor, power factor, harmonics, unbalance, and analog studies.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Minutes of Meeting, Pennsylvania Electric Association Engineering Section, System Planning Commission, Hershey, Pennsylvania, May 3-4, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Pennsylvania Electric Association

    Engineering Section
    Harrisburg, PA  USA 
  • Authors:
    • BURKE, J J
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00182810
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1978 12:00AM