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