Power Engineering Journal

Issue 3 • May 1991

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  • Regenerative equipment for railway rolling stock

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):105 - 114
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
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    The specification of railway propulsion equipment increasingly includes the requirement for regenerative braking. Both British Rail and London Underground have recently placed their first significant orders for regenerative rolling stock. The author reviews the technology of modern regenerative traction equipment.<> View full abstract»

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  • Computer-aided study and design in power system engineering using personal-computer-based application software

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):119 - 128
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    Personal computers are increasingly playing important roles in many of our daily activities and power engineering is no exception. The author describes the application of PC-based computer-aided tools in solving some of the problems in power system engineering.<> View full abstract»

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  • Application of fuses to power-system equipment

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):129 - 134
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    The author looks at how fuselinks are used to protect separate items of equipment. Specifically the author considers cables, motors, power and voltage transformers, power capacitors and semiconductor devices.<> View full abstract»

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  • Technology transfer: the BTG model

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):143 - 147
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    Although there may be some who still think of technology transfer in terms of assistance to Third World countries, most now understand it to mean the process in a developed economy by which a business can benefit from technology transferred to it. Even so the significance of intellectual property is still not fully appreciated and often undervalued, particularly in the engineering field. The autho... View full abstract»

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  • Advanced package CHP unit for small-scale operation

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):135 - 142
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    The idea of combined heat and power has been around for a long time, but small-scale plants have only become practicable commercially in the UK during the last decade. The authors consider small systems generally, then goes on to describe the advanced package CHP system manufactured by their company View full abstract»

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Published from 1987-2002, Power Engineering Journal was written for professional engineers who were engaged in electrical power generation, control and distribution. It dealt with practical matters and project articles giving broad coverage in the area of power engineering both in the UK and overseas.

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