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Locomotives and Rail Road Transportation : Technology, Challenges and Prospects

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Locomotives and Rail Road Transportation : Technology, Challenges and Prospects
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Locomotives and Rail Road Transportation
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Technology, Challenges and Prospects
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Locomotives and Rail Road Transportation : Technology, Challenges and Prospects
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  • Preface -- Contents -- About the Editors -- General -- 1 Introduction to the Locomotives and Rail Road Transportation -- Abstract -- References -- 2 Diesel Locomotives of Indian Railways: A Technical History -- Abstract -- 1 The Early Diesels -- 2 Improving WDM2 -- 3 Back to the GM-EMD -- Acknowledgements -- Appendix: Locomotive Codes -- References -- Efficiency Improvement and Noise Reduction -- 3 Exhaust Heat Recovery Options for Diesel Locomotives -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Fuel Based Exhaust Recovery Approach -- 3 Solid-State Based EHR -- 4 Comparison of Solid and Fluid Based EHR Option -- 5 Case Studies on EHR Method Implementation -- 6 Summary and Possibilities -- References -- 4 Diesel Locomotive Noise Sources, Reduction Strategies, Methods and Standards -- Abstract -- 1 Background -- 2 Working of a Diesel Engine -- 2.1 Diesel Engine -- 2.2 DC Generator or AC Alternator and Rectifier -- 2.3 Traction Motors -- 2.4 Electronic Controls and Batteries -- 2.5 Air Blower -- 2.6 Radiator and Radiator Fan -- 2.7 Air Compressor -- 3 Sources of Noise in Diesel-Electric Locomotive -- 3.1 Engine Noise -- 3.2 Cooling Fan Noise -- 3.3 Noise Due to Structural Vibrations -- 3.4 Traction Motor Blower Noise -- 3.5 Noise from Traction Motors -- 3.6 Noise from Generators -- 4 Noise Reduction Strategies for Diesel-Electric Locomotives -- 4.1 Passive Approaches to Noise Reduction -- 4.2 Active Approaches to Noise Reduction -- 5 Noise Regulations, Standards, and Methods -- 5.1 Measuring Locomotive Noise in Line-Haul Operations -- 5.2 Locomotive Cab Noise -- 5.3 Other Relevant Standards -- References -- Alternate Fuels for Locomotive Traction -- 5 Biodiesel as an Alternate Fuel for Diesel Traction on Indian Railways -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Diesel Locomotive Biodiesel Eco-System -- 2.1 Raw Materials -- 2.2 Processing and Different Pathways
  • 2.3 Quality Control -- 2.4 Storage, Blending, and Supply Logistics -- 2.5 Biodiesel Aging and Stability -- 3 Engine Characterization -- 3.1 OEM Biodiesel Blend Approvals -- 3.2 Suggested Process to Evaluate the Impact of Biodiesel in Locomotives [9] -- 3.3 Biodiesel Effects on Engine Emissions -- 3.3.1 US EPA Review of Biodiesel Emissions -- 3.3.2 Results of Tests Conducted for Biodiesel Fuelled Engines by Other Researchers -- 4 Effect of Biodiesel on Locomotive Emissions -- 5 Impact of Biodiesel on Lubrication of Diesel Engines -- 6 Studies Carried Out at Engine Development Directorate of RDSO -- 6.1 Biodiesel Characterization -- 6.1.1 Gas Chromatography -- 6.1.2 Thermo Gravimetric Analysis (TGA) -- 6.1.3 Calorific Value -- 6.2 Engine Performance Characterization -- 6.3 Engine Emission Characterization -- 7 Fuel Equipment Manufacturer's Joint Statement on Biodiesel [14] -- 8 Well to Wheels Energy Usage of Different Fuels [15] -- 9 Costing -- 10 Roadmap for Indian Railways -- 11 Summary -- References -- 6 Fuel Properties and Emission Characteristics of Dimethyl Ether in a Diesel Engine -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Fuel Properties of DME -- 2.1 Thermochemical Properties -- 2.1.1 Oxygenated Fuel with Better Ignition Characteristics -- 2.1.2 Autoignition Temperature -- 2.1.3 Low Viscosity and Lubricating Characteristics -- 2.1.4 Low Heating Value and High Latent Heat of Vaporization -- 2.1.5 Compressibility Characteristics -- 2.1.6 Safety and Environmental Problems -- 2.2 Application Characteristics as an Automotive Fuel -- 2.2.1 DME Supply Infrastructure -- 2.2.2 Application Characteristics as a Diesel Substitute -- 3 Combustion and Emissions Characteristics -- 3.1 Atomization and Combustion Characteristics of DME -- 3.2 Exhaust Emission Characteristics of DME -- 4 Conclusions -- References
  • 7 Potential of DME and Methanol for Locomotive Traction in India: Opportunities, Technology Options and Challenges -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Emissions from Locomotives -- 1.2 Conventional Fuels for Locomotive Traction -- 1.3 Alternative Fuels for Locomotive Traction -- 1.3.1 DME -- 1.3.2 Methanol -- 1.4 Motivation -- 2 Production of DME and Methanol -- 2.1 Agricultural Residues -- 2.2 Production Process -- 3 Properties, Opportunities and Challenges of DME and Methanol -- 3.1 Properties of DME and Methanol -- 3.2 Opportunities and Technical Challenges -- 3.3 Non-technical Challenges -- 4 DME and Methanol Fueled CI Engines -- 4.1 DME Engine Investigations -- 4.2 Methanol Engine Investigations -- 5 Modifications in FIE for DME/Methanol Locomotive Development -- 6 Safety of Methanol and DME Fueled Locomotives -- 7 Summary -- 8 Action Plan for Developing DME/Methanol Fueled Locomotives -- References -- Locomotive Emission Reduction and Measurement -- 8 Exhaust After Treatment System for Diesel Locomotive Engines-A Review -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Indian Diesel Locomotives -- 3 Diesel Emissions -- 4 Comparative Global Locomotive Emission Norms -- 5 Diesel After-treatment Systems -- 6 Diesel Oxidation Catalysts -- 7 Diesel Particulate Filter -- 8 Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) -- 9 Case Studies -- 10 Conclusions -- References -- 9 Catalytic Control Options for Diesel Particulate Emissions Including that from Locomotive Engines -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Formation, Composition and Structure of Diesel Soot/Particulate Matter -- 3 Technological Options for Diesel PM Control -- 3.1 Diesel Oxidation Catalysts (DOC) -- 3.2 Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) -- 3.3 POCs (Partial Oxidation Catalysts) -- 4 Diesel Soot Combustion Catalysts -- 4.1 Evaluation of Catalytic Soot Oxidation Activity -- 4.2 Soot-Catalyst Interaction Phenomena
  • 4.3 Classification of Soot Oxidation Catalysts -- 4.3.1 Pt Based Catalysts -- 4.3.2 Ceria-Based Catalysts -- 4.3.3 Perovskite Catalysts -- 4.3.4 Spinel-Based Catalysts -- 4.3.5 Alkaline Metal-Based Catalysts -- 4.4 Soot Oxidation Kinetics -- 5 Commercial Technologies -- 5.1 Flow-Through Diesel Oxidation Catalysts -- 5.2 PSA (Peugeot-Citröen Societé d'Automobiles) System -- 5.3 Continuously-Regenerating-Trap (CRT) System -- 5.4 Toyota Motors System -- 6 Post-Combustion PM Control Options for Locomotives -- Acknowledgements -- References -- 10 Soot Formation in Turbulent Diffusion Flames: Effect of Differential Diffusion -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Numerical Methods -- 2.1 Radiation Modelling -- 2.2 Soot Modelling -- 2.2.1 Semi-empirical Approach -- 2.2.2 Method of Moments (MOM) Approach -- 2.3 Soot-Radiation and Soot-Turbulence Interactions -- 3 Numerical Details -- 4 Modeling and Boundary Conditions Description -- 4.1 Delft Flame III -- 4.2 Lifted Turbulent Ethylene/Air Flame -- 5 Results and Discussion -- 5.1 Delft Flame III -- 5.1.1 Structure of the Flame -- 5.1.2 Soot Predictions Using Semi-empirical Model -- 5.1.3 Soot Predictions Using Method of Moment Model -- 5.2 Lifted Turbulent Ethylene/Air Flame -- 5.2.1 Structure of the Flame -- 5.2.2 Soot Predictions Using Semi-empirical Model -- 5.2.3 Soot Predictions Using Method of Moment Model -- 6 Conclusion -- References -- 11 Development of a Mobile Emission Test Car for Indian Railways -- Abstract -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Emission Standards for Diesel Locomotives -- 1.1.1 Europe -- 1.1.2 USA -- 2 Development of Clean Diesel Technology and Its Field Monitoring: A Prime Objective for the Development of ETC -- 2.1 Design Layout of the Emission Test Car -- 2.2 Layout of Exhaust Manifold -- 2.3 Fuel Measurement System -- 2.4 Design for the Shock and Vibrations Encountered During Run
  • 2.5 Anti-vibration Calculations -- 2.6 Anti-vibration Table for PCs -- 2.7 Online PM Measurement System [10, 11] -- 2.8 Correlation Test Using Diesel Engine -- 2.9 Gaseous Pollutants Measurement -- 3 Test Results -- 4 Conclusions -- References
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