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Electromechanical Suspension-based Energy Harvesting Systems for Railroad Applications
(Virginia Tech, 2013-05-04)
Currently, in the railroad industry, the lack of electrical sources in freight cars is a problem that has yet to find practical solutions. Although the locomotive generates electricity to power the traction motors and all ...
Dynamic Braking Control for Accurate Train Braking Distance Estimation under Different Operating Conditions
(Virginia Tech, 2013-03-28)
The application of Model Reference Adaptive Control (MRAC) for train dynamic braking is investigated in order to control dynamic braking forces while remaining within the allowable adhesion and coupler forces. This control ...