Feasibility study on fuel cell railway traction system

Keiichiro Kondo, Takashi Yoneyama, Takamitsu Yamamoto

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Abstract

Fuel Cells (FCs) powered railway vehicles may be the one of the strongest candidates to cope with the problems on the diesel engines such as the noise, vibration, and emission with them, and may improve the their environmental compatibility. We've been studying to apply FCs to multiple unit type railway vehicles' traction system for several years. In this paper, we present results of feasibility study and mention required items of related technologies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages13-19
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes
Event22nd International Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition, EVS 2006 - Yokohama, Japan
Duration: 2006 Oct 232006 Oct 28

Conference

Conference22nd International Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition, EVS 2006
CountryJapan
CityYokohama
Period06/10/2306/10/28

Keywords

  • Electric drive
  • PEM
  • Propulsion system
  • Railway vehicle

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Fuel Technology
  • Automotive Engineering

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    Kondo, K., Yoneyama, T., & Yamamoto, T. (2006). Feasibility study on fuel cell railway traction system. 13-19. Paper presented at 22nd International Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition, EVS 2006, Yokohama, Japan.