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Mechanized measurement and inspection – a help to cut down maintenance cost

By on January 31, 2017
Mechanized measurement and inspection – a help to cut down maintenance cost

Last updated on November 7th, 2022 at 08:23 am Failure to integrate new technologies with the traditional working system is the main reason for Indian Railway’s failure to cut costs. Introducing new technologies in any system cannot be done overnight and is always a well-planned engineering process. If not, both systems run parallel, not deriving […]

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‘RSKU’ – a new term to monitor Indian Railway passenger business

By on January 17, 2017

Last updated on November 9th, 2022 at 06:19 am Is Indian Railway earning fully towards its non-suburban passenger business? There is no published data to corroborate this. Interpreting it by the long waiting list is a wrong assessment. The waiting list continued in 2016-17, even when there was a drop of 10% in passengers compared […]

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Addressing an age old problem of wheel slipping and stalling of trains

By on December 9, 2015
Addressing an age old problem of wheel slipping and stalling of trains

Last updated on November 15th, 2022 at 10:42 am Wheel slipping and stalling of freight trains is one of the major hurdles in running trains during a certain period of monsoon and dew during the early hours of winter. Such happening is accepted as seasonal with stereotype repetition of age-old instruction and action plan circulated […]

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Has Solar Power taken off to drive transport sector in future?

By on January 23, 2015
Has Solar Power taken off  to drive transport sector in future?

Last updated on March 25th, 2019 at 05:27 am Most of the modules for tapping using solar power available in the market have been developed for a wide range of applications in  Industry, residential and office complex. These modules may not immediately suit the Railways need for a few specific applications. It is, therefore, necessary […]

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Selection of Suspension Arrangement of Traction Motors : A Right Approach

By on December 10, 2014
Selection of Suspension Arrangement of Traction Motors : A Right Approach

Abstract Motor suspension arrangement is of paramount importance for the reliability of traction motors. Another vital input for the selection of traction motor for given motor suspension arrangement is its rotational speed. Non-availability of any complied information on the relationship of rotational speed of traction motors and their mounting arrangement makes the jobs of Rolling […]

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Multiple Choice Question on Basic Concept of Science Class X Standard Practice Test 2

By on November 28, 2014

Electrical Engineering and Railways

By on October 31, 2014
Electrical Engineering and Railways

Last updated on April 5th, 2015 at 06:18 am Electrical Engineering is the field of the study of generation, transmission, distribution and use of electrical energy. Electrical Engineering in Railways made its beginning with the responsibility of illumination and ventilation at Railway stations, offices and residential complex and water supply. Thereafter, illumination of passenger carriages […]

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‘EARTHING’, a must for every one to understand its importance for Electrical Safety

By on September 21, 2014
‘EARTHING’, a must for every one to understand its importance for Electrical Safety

Last updated on September 29th, 2015 at 06:05 am The word ‘earthing’ is used in UK whereas ‘grounding’ in US but meaning the same. Earthing has a significance in electrical engineering to the fact that earth has very high capacitance of .0007 F, a very high value assuming it be infinity, and not to cause any […]

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What is Electricity, Drift Velocity and Electric Current?

By on August 9, 2014
What is Electricity, Drift Velocity and Electric Current?

Last updated on April 5th, 2015 at 06:18 am Electricity is flow of free electrons and also called flow of charge. While doing so, it does work and has been made use during the last two centuries by scientists and engineers to help mankind. Electronic charge can be made to flow under the action of […]

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Weight Transfer during Braking

By on June 5, 2014
Weight Transfer during Braking

Last updated on April 5th, 2015 at 06:18 am On application of brakes on the vehicle, inertia forces are set up. The braking force is applied at lesser height whereas the vehicle load is at a higher height, resulting a couple to act on the body of the vehicle. This results an additional loading on […]

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