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.
- Minutes of Meeting, Pennsylvania Electric Association Engineering Section, System Planning Commission, Hershey, Pennsylvania, May 3-4, 1977.
Pennsylvania Electric AssociationEngineering Section
Harrisburg, PA USA
- BURKE, J J
- Publication Date: 0
- TRT Terms: Design; Electric power; Electric power supply; Electric railroads; Electric substations; Harmonics; Load factor; Load transfer; Power factor (Electricity); Public utilities; Railroad electrification
- Uncontrolled Terms: Electric power systems; Utilities
- Old TRIS Terms: Power factor
- Subject Areas: Design; Energy; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00182810
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Engineering Index
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Oct 31 1978 12:00AM