traction load


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traction load

A load on a structure exerted by a moving vehicle in the direction of its motion, caused by friction, tractive effort, or braking.
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Experimental investigations have confirmed the cause of the generation mode in phase B of the OL 154 kV and traction load requirements of GOST 13109-97 <<Power quality limits in public electrical networks>>.
The absence of power generation by the traction load is confirmed by experimental measurements at the input of 27.5 kW traction transformer substation mobile <<Traction Kremenchug>> under different loads on the feeder zone Kremenchug--Ozera (Table 1).
Osnovi energoefektivnosti elektrichnih sistem z tjagovimi navantazhennjami: monografija [Basics of energy efficiency of electrical systems with traction load: monograph].
Generalized Maxwell Solid subject to a surface traction load.
The applied surface traction load was 5.171 Pa (7.5 x [10.sup.-4]psi) for both the Case 2 Maxwell fluid and Case 3 Maxwell solid analysis.
The case of application of the surface traction load is shown in Fig.
Power grids that feed railway systems and rail traction loads benefit enormously from flexible AC transmission system (FACTS) technologies like static var compensators (SVC) and the more recent SVC Light, also known as STATCOM - static synchronous compensator.
In this application, the passenger stations are powered on LV by auxiliary substations and the traction loads are powered by rectifier substation converting the 3-phase MV to DC with the help of MV SWG, rectifier-groups, and LV DC SWG with High Speed circuit breakers.
The axle nosecone bearing, the largest of the machined parts, positions the rear axle of the truck and carries traction loads. This bearing has an outside diameter of about 25 inches and is about 8 inches wide.