Accession Number : AD0786813

Title :   The Development of a Combination Power Installation and Electric Drive System for a City Bus (Beskontaktnye Sistemy Upravleniya Elektropodvizhnyum Sostavom i Poluprovodnikove Preobrazovateli Toka),

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Zorokhovich,A. E. ; Gushcho-Malkov,B. P. ; Levental,L. Ya. ; Khomenko,A. I. ; Gorodetskii,E. M.

Report Date : 26 APR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : The application of a combination power plant consisting of a diesel generator, storage batteries and an electric drive motor to a city bus is described. In addition to a general discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of various types of batteries and drive system configurations, specific data are given for the case of an experimental city bus. The prospects for the further development of such systems are also briefly discussed.

Descriptors :   *Engines, Translations, USSR, Diesel engines, Storage batteries, Generators, Electric motors

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE