Technical Reports

Evaluation of Signal/Control System Equipment and Technology: Task 7 - Summary and Final Report

  • 01
  • Sep
  • 1981
AUTHOR: Stewart F. Taylor
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: FRA/ORD-78/39.7
SUBJECT: Signal and Train Control
KEYWORDS: Train Control, Electrification, Electromagnetic Interference
ABSTRACT: This report describes the objectives and procedures of the evaluation. It then summarizes the findings contained in each of six task reports. Those published reports are: Task 1: Assessment of Signal/Control Technology and Literature Review; Task 2: Status of Present Signal/Control Equipment; Task 3: Standardization, Signal Types, Titles; Task 4: Electrical Noise Disturbance; Task 5: Economic Studies; Task 6: Specification Development. The report concludes with an analysis of the electromagnetic environment produced by electrification and proposes what steps should be taken to protect signal/control systems from harmful interference.

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