Published 1927 by Technical Section, Association of Engineering and Shipbuilding Draughtsmen in London .
Written in EnglishRead online
|Statement||by R. H. Wright.|
|Contributions||Association of Engineering and Shipbuilding Draughtsmen. Technical Section.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
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Diesel-electric locomotive handbook;: A basic reference book for enginemen, maintenance men and other railroad personnel engaged in operating and maintaining diesel-electric locomotives.
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Underground Electric Haulage focuses on the locomotives used in modern mine railways. The locomotives of many different types are used for such underground operations as gathering at the loading points, shunting at the pit bottom, hauling man-riding vehicles, but primarily hauling material cars on the main haulage roads of the mine.
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Most of this book is devoted to cataloging various types of trolley cars and electric locomotives, their components, and related hardware. Includes car plans and photographs. Perfect for the railfan, modeler and museum docent. This high-quality reproduction even includes all of the original ads in the back.
A battery-electric locomotive (or battery locomotive) is an electric locomotive powered by on-board batteries; a kind of battery electric vehicle. Such locomotives are used where a conventional diesel or electric locomotive would be unsuitable. An example is maintenance trains on electrified lines when the electricity supply is turned off.
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Electric and Diesel-Electric Locomotives. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 1. Diesel locomotives gradually supplanted the early steam engines, which first burned wood or coal.
Meanwhile, in the late s, electrically powered locomotives were developed and saw service. Electric powered trolleys and trains were of interest because they avoided the smoke problem, which was undesirable around cities and especially in tunnels.
This up-to-date diesel and electric locomotive guide book picks up where Louis A. Marre's book, Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years, leaves off.
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Diesel-Electric Locomotives 1. How They Work 1a. Video Tour of an F1 2. History. 1.) How They Work: Below: a simple diagram of the major parts of an original s era direct current power diesel electric locomotive.
Diesel Locomotives use electricity to drive forward motion despite the name 'diesel'. A large diesel engine turns a shaft that. General Electric diesel locomotives quickly proved to be reliable machines and by the s the company had reached the summit, taking away the number one production spot from then industry leader General Motors' Electro-Motive Division (today Electro-Motive Diesel), a position it still holds today.
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Locomotives: the modern diesel & electric reference. [Greg McDonnell] -- Provides information on more than one hundred passenger, freight. DIESEL-ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVES INTRODUCTION An understanding of the structure of a locomotive mechanically and electrically is essential to a person attempting to perform maintenance and repair services on it.
The reference text on which this subcourse is based is a broad presentation of locomotive structure and a basic outline of maintenance.