Braking Systems in Railway Vehicles

Braking Systems in Railway Vehicles
Authors : Rakesh Chandmal Sharma, Manish Dhingra, Rajeev Kumar Pathak
Publication Date: 16-01-2015


Author(s):  Rakesh Chandmal Sharma, Manish Dhingra, Rajeev Kumar Pathak

Published in:   International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology

License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Website: www.ijert.org

Volume/Issue:   Vol. 4 - Issue 01 (January - 2015)

e-ISSN:   2278-0181


Brake is an essential feature in order to retard and stop the railway vehicle within minimum possible time. This paper presents a discussion about the different braking systems used in railway vehicles. This paper also considers electro dynamic and electromagnetic braking of trains, which is of particular importance in high-speed trains. The calculation for stopping distance for railway vehicle is provided in this study.


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