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Energy-efficient train control / P.G. Howlett and P.J. Pudney
Bib ID 947089
Format BookBook
Author
Howlett, P. G. (Philip George)
 
Description London ; New York : Springer, c1995 
306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 354019990X (Berlin : hardback) (alkaline paper) (hardback)
Series

Advances in industrial control.

Full contents
  • 1. The Train Control Problem
  • 2. Modelling the Train Control Problem
  • 3. Practical Driving Strategies
  • 4. Constrained Optimisation - An Intuitive View
  • 5. Existence of an Optimal Strategy
  • 6. Necessary Conditions for an Optimal Strategy
  • 7. Determination of Optimal Driving Strategies
  • 8. Critical Speeds and Strategies of Optimal Type
  • 9. Minimisation of Fuel Consumption
  • 10. A More General Model
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-301) and index.

Subjects Railroads -- Automatic train control.  |  Automatic control.
Other authors/contributors Pudney, Peter, 1961-

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