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Electric and diesel-electric locomotives

D. W. Hinde

Electric and diesel-electric locomotives

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby D.W. Hinde and M. Hinde.
ContributionsHinde, M.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17392854M

Power, Performance, and Innovation are the driving factors that have made Progress Rail's EMD brand the premier provider of diesel electric locomotive technology for nearly 90 years. We continue this proud history by producing freight, passenger and road-switching locomotives for use in the U.S. and abroad. Media in category "English Electric locomotives" The following 47 files are in this category, out of 47 total. recommissioning as jpg × ; KB. related topics: locomotives | encyclopedia Southern Railway EMD E8 type diesel electric locomotive No. once pulled the Southern Crescent passenger train. Jim Wrinn.   The diesel-electric locomotive in the US are descendents of the gas electric cars and the Dan Patch line gas electric locomotives with a lot of electric locomotive experience thrown in. The gas electrics generally had a better record than the gas mechanicals (e.g. the McKeen's) and electric locomotives were well understood by the 's.


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Marre's book, Diesel Locomotives: The Electric and diesel-electric locomotives book 50 Years, leaves off. With a few exceptions, all of the latest locomotive offerings that can be found operating in North America are covered in this information-packed volume by noted author Greg McDonnell/5(75).

This book aims to uphold Electric and diesel-electric locomotives book standard and honor the tradition of the Diesel Spotter's Guide. This book picks up new locomotive production where Electric and diesel-electric locomotives book Marre's Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years (Kalmbach ) leaves off and updates the information first published in The Field Guide to Modern Diesel Locomotives (Kalmbach ).

However, its 4/4(1). The book is an excellent primer on diesel locomotives that is well-illustrated with photographs and color-coded drawings of diesels and their parts. However, the underlying theme of the book is locomotive energy efficiency, fuel economy and the Environmental Protection Agency’s emissions standards, leading to Tier 4 compliance.

DIESEL-ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVES HOW THEY WORK, USE ENERGY & CAN BECOME MORE Electric and diesel-electric locomotives book AND ENVIROMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE-Walter Simpson pages softcover This beautifully illustrated, information-packed book, written by an energy expert, allows you to look.

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Diesel Locomotives use electricity to drive forward motion despite the name 'diesel'. A large diesel engine turns a shaft that.

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The reference text on which this subcourse is based is a broad presentation of locomotive structure and a basic outline of maintenance. The following is a list of locomotives produced by GE Transportation Systems before its acquisition and takeover by Wabtec.

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The book is a good fit because, like Walter, many engineering students today are. Although commonly called "diesels," the locomotives actually are electrically driven. The diesel engine drives an alternator, which produces electricity to run electric motors mounted on the locomotive's axles.

The internal combustion engine was a dramatic improvement in efficiency over the steam locomotive. This book picks up new locomotive production where Louis Marre's Diesel Locomotives: The First 50 Years (Kalmbach ) leaves off and updates the information first published in The Field Guide to Modern Diesel Locomotives (Kalmbach ).

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Softcover, approximately pages, full-color. See more details on this book. In his book, "Electric Locomotives," historian Brian Solomon points out the first known use of a "heavy rail" electric locomotive took place in when General Electric manufactured a small, ton machine featuring two axles.

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