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Dynamics of the Pantograph-Catenary System

Authored by: Stefano Bruni , Giuseppe Bucca , Andrea Collina , Alan Facchinetti

Handbook of Railway Vehicle Dynamics

Print publication date:  December  2019
Online publication date:  November  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138602854
eBook ISBN: 9780429469398
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Pantograph-catenary interaction is a critical issue for electrified railway systems, as it represents a limiting factor for the maximum speed at which the electric rolling stock can be operated and, at the same time, strongly affects the reliability, availability and maintainability of both the rolling stock and the infrastructure.

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