Technical Reports

Harmonic Characteristics of Rectifier Substations and Their Impact on Audio Frequency Track Circuits

  • 01
  • May
  • 1982
AUTHOR: Vilas D. Nene
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: UMTA-MA-06-0025-81-6
SUBJECT: Evaluation
KEYWORDS: Electromagnetic Interference, Train Detection, Speed Control
ABSTRACT: This report describes the basic operation of substation rectifier equipment and the modes of possible interference with audio frequency track circuits used for train detection, cab signalling and vehicle speed control. It also includes methods of estimating EM noise received by track circuits from substation operation.

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