Author: Greg McDonnell
ISBN: 9781770856097
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" --Railfan and Railroad "This is a field guide that is also elegant, so my advice is this: Buy two copies, and toss one in your car, and put the other one on your coffee table.

Vintage Modern Diesel Locomotives

Author: Stanley W. Trzoniec
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760348405
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“EMD Locomotives.” Trains, September 1997. “Fifty Years of Railroading.” Trains,
November 1990. Graham-White, Sean. GE Evolution Locomotives. Voyageur
Press. Halberstadt, Hans. Modern Diesel Locomotives. Motorbooks International.
Kerr, James W. Locomotive Rosters and News. DPA-LTA Enterprises. Lamb, J.
Parker. Evolution of the American Diesel Locomotive. Indiana University Press.
McDonnell, Greg. Locomotives—The Modern Diesel and Electric Reference.
Boston ...

North American Locomotives

Author: Brian Solomon
Publisher: Crestline Books
ISBN: 0785835334
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Spanning more than one and a half centuries, this treasure trove examines the
steam, diesel, and electric locomotives that have kept North American commerce
on the rails since the middle of the nineteenth century. ... guide that features more
than 400 locomotive gens from throughout the ages, including historic machines
such as New York Central's J3a Hudsons, Pennsylvania Railroad's GG1 electrics
, and EMD's classic E- and F-Units, to today's most powerful modern diesels.

Railroad History

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Locomotives: The Modern Diesel and Electric Reference, by Greg McDonnell.
Boston Mills Press, 2008. 240 pp. $49.95 hardbound M L GE Evolution
Locomotives, by Sean GrahamWhite. Voyageur Press, 2007. 144 pp. $36.95
hardbound BOOK DIVISION Two SD70M locomotives from Electro-Motive's lease
fleet lead a rebuilt Southern Pacific SD45 unit at Canyon, Calif., on Cajon Pass in
1996. From The Modern Diesel and Electric Reference. Union Pacific No. 2005 is
powered by a ...

Illustrated Encyclopedia Of World Railway Locomotives

Author: P. Ransome-Wallis
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486412474
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Diesel Locomotives and Railcars, by BRIAN REED, The Locomotive Publishing
Co., Ltd. The Diesel Locomotive, by R. L. ASTON, Thames 8c Hudson, Ltd.
Electric and Diesel-Electric Locomotives, by D. W. HINDE, Macmillan 8c Co., Ltd (
1948). ... A. LYSHOLM. ,, 130: 'Voith Turbo Transmission', by WILHBLM HAHN. ,,
139: 'Some Problems in the Transmission of Power by Fluid Couplings', by H.
SINCLAIR. ,, 140: 'Control of Diesel Railcars with Particular Reference to
Transmissions', ...

Electrical Engineer S Reference Book

Author: M A Laughton
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483102637
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The excitation of the generator is then adjusted so that the optimum output power
is taken from the diesel engine. If the train load reduces, the generator will run at
a high-voltage/ low-current condition delivering part power. 30.2.3 Electrical
equipment Electrical equipment consists essentially of a main traction generator,
one or two auxiliary machines, a number of traction motors and the control
equipment necessary for both main and auxiliary circuits. On large main line
locomotives the ...

Operation And Maintenance Of Diesel Electric Locomotives

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Engine crews must be able to make required brake tests to insure that the system
remains in operating order and operate the brakes to secure the best results
under different conditions existing on the track, locomotive, and train.
Maintenance men are more concerned with the internal construction of the
equipment. Many improvements have been made in designs in order to meet
various modern needs, and reference to appropriate manufacturers' instruction
manuals is necessary for ...

Handbook Of Railway Vehicle Dynamics

Author: Simon Iwnicki
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420004891
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model it is logical to treat tractive effort and dynamics braking in the same
mathematical model, as both introduce forces to the train via the locomotive
wagon connections. The modelling of ... Modern locomotive design has
incorporated many performance improvement features. For a fully detailed ...
Typically, diesel electric locomotives have eight notches or levels of throttle
adjustment. Fully electric ...

Underground Electric Haulage

Author: Ludger M. Szklarski
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483157873
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Ludger M. Szklarski. BIBLIOGRAPHY [1] ANDERSON, J. W. L., Electric
Underground Locomotives, Min. Electr. Mech. Engr. 30, 1950, No. 352, p. 250. ... [
3] BERDING, C., Underground Haulage in Modern Horizon Mining, Iron and Coal
Review, 157, 1948, No. 4203, p. 713. [4] BIHL, C., Électrification du fond des
mines, ... [16] HINDE, D. W., and HINDE, M., Electric and Diesel-electric
Locomotives, Macmillan, London 1948. [17] LEBEDEV, A. V., The Fundamentals
of Electric Traction ...

Sound Transit Lakewood To Tacoma Commuter Rail And Sr 512 Park And Ride Expansion

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Normal functioning returns after exposure to diesel exhaust stops. As discussed
in Section 2.3.2 (reference to the National Environmental Policy Act EA), diesel
locomotives are sources of CO, NO,“ HC, and PM", emissions. Pollutant emission
factors that are representative of modern diesel-electric (1973-1999) passenger
locomotives were used in this analysis. The emission rates were obtained from
the Emission Factors for Locomotives, EPA 420-F-97-048. The locomotive fleet is