Investigation of Channel Capacity of Railway Power Lines for Track and Level Cross Monitoring Application
Security and monitoring of remote railway tracks and level crosses is an important issue these days in view of terrorist attacks and accidents. This paper analyzes the channel capacity of the railway power lines as broad band carrier for developing monitoring applications for railways. The BPLC technology has underwent significant advancements through developments in coding and modulation. The paper applies multi conductor transmission line theory to model the power lines and estimate channel capacity.
KeywordsPower lines ABCD parameters channel capacity frequency response video transmission
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