Design of Locomotive Power Electronics Systems and Electrical Machines

Authored by: Maksym Spiryagin , Peter Wolfs , Colin Cole , Valentyn Spiryagin , Yan Quan Sun , Tim McSweeney

Design and Simulation of Heavy Haul Locomotives and Trains

Print publication date:  September  2016
Online publication date:  October  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498733526
eBook ISBN: 9781315369792
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315369792-5

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Abstract

The locomotive electric power train consists of the following elements:

A source of electrical energy – either an electrical overhead power system or an on-board generator;

Power conditioning equipment; and

The traction motors.

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