electrical train works with electrical drive " asystem
consists of motors , gears and belts "
the type of motor used is direct current motor or exactly
dc series motor becas it has high starting torque for
moving the train from the stationary state
First the train receive 25KV supply from the overhead
transmission line and it step down and converts it into D.C
voltage. And given to D.C series motor. Because the motor
needs heave starting torque to move the stationary train.
Motors used for electric trains are 3-phase induction
motors,DC series motors
3-phase induction motors- from the sub sstation the supply
is 25 KV or 33 KV.Loco consists of a step down transformer
where this 25 or 33KV is stepped down to 750 v to 1500 v.
DC series motors -600 v dc
force or torque is tansferred from motor shaft to pinion,
gear wheel,driving wheel.
Electric train runs by using either DC Series Motor or 3-
phase Induction motor
the train receives 25kv voltage, transformer in it steps
down the voltage to 600v ac and then converted to dc for dc
series motor and 750v ac for induction motors.
Train uses the d.c series motor.An electric train recive
25*1000v from the overhead lines which voltage rectifi(step
down) by the transformer to 600 a.c voltages which further
convert to d.c voltage bcoz d.c series motor for starting
I think that an electric train work on the 3phase induction motor. And they use capacitor start for running the motor during the starting condition to produce high starting torque which produces high starting speed.....
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