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Discussion on the Energy Efficiency and Electrotechnical Questions of Urban Cable Car System

  • Lothar Fickert
  • Ziqian Zhang
  • Cunyuan Qian
  • Yanyun Luo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 482)

Abstract

Due to the convenience and low cost of cable car system construction, its application in urban public transport becomes more interesting. In the past, cable car systems were commonly used in non-urban areas, but now its application in urban areas requires more expert consideration. From the point of view of electrotechnical aspects, this paper studies the problems that may arise from the application of the cable car systems in urban areas, mainly from the aspects of energy efficiency, electromagnetic interference and electric corrosion. Also the technical compatibility of cable car systems with the high voltage transmission lines, photovoltaic plants and wireless communications is analyzed.

Keywords

Cable car Energy efficiency Electromagnetic interference Stray current 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work is partially supported by the National “Twelfth Five-Year” Pillar program for Science & Technology—the interoperability Comprehensive Evaluation Integrative Platform and Demonstration for Urban Rail Transit (No.2015BAG19B02).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lothar Fickert
    • 1
  • Ziqian Zhang
    • 1
  • Cunyuan Qian
    • 2
  • Yanyun Luo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department for Electrical Power SystemsGraz University of TechnologyGrazAustria
  2. 2.Institute of Rail TransitTongji UniversityJiading District, ShanghaiChina

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