In a diesel-electric locomotive, the diesel engine drives either an electrical DC
generator (generally, less than 3,000 ...
How diesel electric locomotives work, history and engineering.
The modern diesel locomotive is a self contained version of the electric
locomotive. Like the electric locomotive, it has electric drive, in the form of traction
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Jun 25, 2012 ... York-Durham Heritage Railway engineer, Brad L. explains the basics of how a
diesel electric locomotive works using an ALCO RS-11.
Diesel-electric locomotives have been around in one shape or form since 1918
when the American Locomotive Company (Alco) joined with General Electric and
In a diesel-electric locomotive, the electrical generator and motors are the
transmission. When I worked in a locomotive factory 40 years ago, the machinery
The traditional electric motor on a diesel-electric or electric locomotive is a DC
motor. Internally, DC motors have two main components: the stator is the ...
The newest "AC" locomotives such as General Electric's AC4400CW or EMD's
SD70MAC also produce power with the diesel which turns an alternator ...
What is a diesel locomotive? Actually, it is more properly called a diesel-electric
locomotive. The concept is relatively simple: An oil-burning engine turns an ...
Though electric locomotives are more efficient than steam and diesel locomotives
, electrification of railway lines is expensive. For this reason, electric ...