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Power supply, energy management and catenary problems.


Power supply, energy management and catenary problems.

Ed. by Eduardo Pilo.

WIT Press


187 pages




This work gathers and updates research papers published in the Computer in Railways (COMPRAIL) series (IX, X, and XI). The first part of the book focuses on energy management issues in train operation and spans topics such as train driving, scheduling, regenerative braking, and on-board energy storage. The second part of the book deals with infrastructure, looking at topics such as catenary design and monitoring, traction power systems analysis, and computational issues in simulation. The book's readership includes management consultants, engineers, planners, designers, manufacturers, operators, and IT specialists. There is no subject index. Pilo is affiliated with the Universidad Pontificia Comillas of Madrid, Spain. Also available as an e-book under ISBN 978-1-84564-499-4. The US office of WIT Press is Computational Mechanics.

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