Air Compressor Control System for Energy Saving in Locomotive Service Plant
Wenyu Mo
DOI: 10.4236/jemaa.2009.12018   PDF    HTML     8,646 Downloads   16,086 Views   Citations


The actuality and disadvantages of traditional high power asynchronism motor drive air compressor in locomotive ser-vice plant are discussed. In order to reduce the energy consumption and obtain safe running, a variable frequency con-trol method to the motor is supplied. A PLC with touch screen is used for monitoring the status of the compressor and its control system. It also presents energy consumption analysis caused by the variable frequency control method in a locomotive service plant.

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W. Mo, "Air Compressor Control System for Energy Saving in Locomotive Service Plant," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2009, pp. 114-117. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2009.12018.

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