Predetermination in Railway Work

Author(s): F. W. Carter
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 July 1903
Volume: XXII
Page(s): 133 - 164
ISSN (Paper): 0096-3860
DOI: 10.1109/T-AIEE.1903.4764352



A presentation, with examples, of an analytical method of treatment of train-movement problems based upon the assumption that, within the working range of ordinary railway motors, the relations between tractive effort and current may be represented a straight line, and between speed and current a hyperbola.