Electrical railway vehicles

Course Description

Subject gives overview of basic types of electrical locomotives, as well as existing electrical locomotives and electrical trains in Croatian railways system. It gives an overview on modern locomotives such as asynchronous, multisystem, etc. Electrical subsystems in electrical locomotives and electrical trains are described. Basic characteristics of electrical locomotives and electrical trains are given. Electric traction elements are analyzed and electric drives basics are presented.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate spec. study

Literature

Simon Iwnicki (2006.), Handbook of Railway Vehicle Dynamics, CRC Press
Ned Mohan (2000.), Electric Drives, University of Minnesota Printing services
Muhammad H. Rashid (2011.), Power Electronics Handbook, Elsevier

For students

General

ID 155008
  Summer semester
6 ECTS
L1 English Level