The Investigation of Magnetic Field Distribution in a Railway Rail Area

Dumcius, A.; Augutis, V.; Gailius, D.
May 2010
Electronics & Electrical Engineering;2010, Issue 100, p95
Academic Journal
The distribution of the magnetization of the rails of railroad line is examined. The specific distribution of the magnetization exceeding the permitted level can cause errors in the traffic safety system during the motion of locomotive, leading to the automatic braking of locomotive. The results of simulation and measurements are given.


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