Traction Drives

Traction Drive Rating and Energy Consumption

Traction Drive Rating and Energy Consumption: Traction Drive Rating and Energy Consumption – The speed-time curve of Fig. I0.6(a) is reproduced in Fig. 10.9. For simplification in calculations, it is approximated by a trapezoidal curve having constant values for acceleration and deceleration. As the area beneath curve represents distance covered, the area of trapezoidal curve …

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Electric Traction Services

Electric Traction Services: Electric Traction Services can be broadly classified as: Electric Trains. Electric buses, trams (or tramways) and trolleys. Battery driven and solar powered vehicles. Electric Trains: Electric trains run on fixed rails. They are further classified as Main Line Trains and Suburban Trains. Main Line Trains: Intercity passenger and goods trains which come …

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