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Operation simulation of traction systems
KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Electric Power Systems.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2109-060X
KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Electric Power Systems.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8189-2420
2008 (English)In: COMPUTERS IN RAILWAYS XI, 2008, Vol. 103, 283-292 p.Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The objective of this paper is initially to present a basic modeling of the railway traction system. This model includes the basic technologies used today. The voltage dependencies of the maximal possible power consumption as well as the maximal velocity of the common Rc-locomotives are included. The latter is very crucial for the studies of time table sensitivity, which is of our immediate interest. Moreover, a method is presented that estimates the expected train delay time for a given feeding technology. The reference timetable assumes the same train and surrounding conditions, but no voltage drops. In the numerical example where the developed model is applied to a realistic test system, a set of possible amounts of railway traffic are treated as uncertainties. Mainly, the contributions of this paper are three: compiling and connecting already accepted models, the development of a method for numerical calculations using this model compilation, and an example to apply this model on.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2008. Vol. 103, 283-292 p.
Keyword [en]
railway, traction system, simulation, uncertainty
National Category
Other Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-36825DOI: 10.2495/CR080291ISI: 000260454600029Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-58849094487OAI: diva2:431229
11th International Conference on Computer System Design and Operation in the Railway and other Transit Systems Toledo, SPAIN, SEP 15-17, 2008
QC 20110718Available from: 2012-01-17 Created: 2011-07-15 Last updated: 2012-01-17Bibliographically approved

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