A method to determine regenerative brake characteristics of battery-powered railway vehicles for direct operation between non-electrified and electrified lines

Naoki Shiraki, Keiichiro Kondo

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This paper proposes a method to determine the regenerative brake characteristics of a battery-powered railway vehicle to increase its running distance on the non-electrified line and to decrease the required distance of the electrified line, considering two-quadrant chopper power. The proposed method is verified through experimental results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1047-1048
Number of pages2
JournalIEEJ Transactions on Industry Applications
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes



  • Battery energy capacity
  • Battery-powered railway vehicle
  • Chopper power
  • Regenerative brake characteristic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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