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Title:
REGENERATIVE BRAKING METHODS FOR A HYBRID LOCOMOTIVE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2006020587
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The present invention relates generally to regenerative braking methods for a hybrid vehicle such as a hybrid locomotive, which are compatible with optimum management of a large battery pack energy storage system. Four methods for recovering energy from regenerative braking and for transferring this energy to an energy storage systems are disclosed. These methods may also be used with battery operated vehicles.

Inventors:
DONNELLY FRANCK WEGNER (CA)
WATSON JOHN DAVID (US)
BAILEY RONALD B (US)
TARNOW ANDREW C (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2005/028178
Publication Date:
December 07, 2006
Filing Date:
August 09, 2005
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Assignee:
RAILPOWER TECHNOLOGIES CORP (CA)
DONNELLY FRANCK WEGNER (CA)
WATSON JOHN DAVID (US)
BAILEY RONALD B (US)
TARNOW ANDREW C (US)
International Classes:
B60K6/00; H02P1/54; H02P3/00; H02P5/00; H02P5/46
Foreign References:
US5629596A1997-05-13
US5710699A1998-01-20
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