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Blog Entry# 1405466
Posted: Mar 23 2015 (22:45)

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"Advance Rail Controls Private Limited" is a "Common Name" in the World of 3 Phase AC Electric Locomotive. It is company situated at Bangalore/Bengalaru , the IT Capital Of India. It produces the following Products of 3 Phase AC Electric Locomotive of Indian Railway namely:
1 Diagnostic Tool
2 Speed Sensor
3 Driver Display
Remote Diagnostic System
5 Doppler Radar Based Adhesion Control System(Only For WAG-9/9H/9i Locomotives)
6 Radio Remote Control System(Only For WAG-9/9H/9i Locomotives)
Now I am giving a "Brief Description" of each of the above noted products
Diagnostic Tool :
Locomotive Diagnostic Tool (Model LDS-04) was developed for trouble shooting and online diagnosis of the 6000 HP modern three phase locomotive fleet of Indian Railways equipped with MICAS-S2 control system of Bombardier Transportation. The equipment is built around a Pentium class processor and has a communication gateway enabling direct connection to the locomotive control system through the Multifunctional Vehicle Bus (MVB). The diagnostic tool becomes a network node on the MVB and all the vehicle processors can be accessed. The entire suite of MicTools (proprietary traction control software tools of Bombardier Transportation) can be run on this equipment to carryout many functions like control software download, fault log upload cum offline analysis, visualization and temporary forcing of process variables in real-time etc. The equipment is very compact, chassis cooled with dual input supply option of 110V DC and 230V AC 50Hz. USB interface and dual boot feature (DOS & Windows) are its unique features
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Speed Sensor:
Rotational Speed Sensor for Traction Motors of 6000 HP Three Phase Drive Locomotives of Indian Railways was developed and supplied as a replacement to the existing passive Wiegand Type Sensor, which continues to have reliability problems. This is an active sensor with strong pulses having two output channels each with direction encoded signal making it 100% compatible to the Wiegand fed locomotive Electronics needing no modifications while retrofitting. The mechanical size and interface is identical to the existing Wiegand sensor and is powered directly by locomotive battery at 110V DC and can handle a variation of 77V to 138V. The sensor complies with IEC-60571 and IEC-61373 test standards.
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Driver Display:
The Driver Display provides 800x600 VGA graphic and works as a man machine interface. Made as a panel mount equipment, it uses 10.4” LCD TFT display. Various fault messages and system generated prompts are displayed on screen. Driver is able to navigate through the menu using dedicated function keys. USB drive facilitates data exchange.
The unique feature of this display is that it retains the exisiting 4x40 character display format of the existing WAG9/ WAP7/ WAP5 class of three phase locomotives of Indian Railways as well as provides a graphic mimic window in which various process variables can be seen by selecting pre-defined screens using function keys. The display has both MVB and RS422 interface.
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Remote Diagnostic System:
The remote diagnostic equipment collects the faults developed in a running locomotive and transmits to the base station server on real time on a wireless network. The equipment continuously polls the internal status of the locomotive and upon generation of any faults or system generated alerts, the same is captured and sent to a base server.The equipment is MVB based which gets connected to the WAP5/ WAP7/ WAG9 class of locomotives running in Indian Railways. The function of the equipment can be extended to cater to any type of rolling stock. There is an associated roof mounted unit which houses multiple modems and GPS receiver. Many process variables of the locomotive can be captured through MVB and transmitted to base station.
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For a detailed knowledge about the term MVB in the description of "Remote Diagnostic System" please refer: click here
Doppler Radar Based Adhesion Control System
Doppler Radar based Adhesion Control System is developed for improving the realizable adhesion in WAG9 & WAG9H class locomotives during wheel slip conditions which occurs due to bad weather and poor track conditions. Using a Doppler Radar, the ground speed is detected, which is compared with each axle speed. The slipping bogie is identified precisely and instantaneous tractive effort correction is applied to bring the condition to non-slipping state. After slip is controlled, the tractive effort is restored back to the original value or to a safe level where re-adhesion is achieved.
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Radio Remote Control System
Radio Remote Control System was developed for WAG9 & WAG9H class of locomotives to provide Distributed Power Operation for achieving heavy haul. The slave locomotives or consists, which are distributed in a train obeys the command from the master locomotive through radio signals. Crew is provided only in the master locomotive. Besides saving on crew, the system increases the line throughput tremendously.
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Lastly a brief introduction about Advance Rail Controls Private Limited please refer: click here
Attached Images
1 Diagnostic Tool
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2 Speed Sensor
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3 Driver Display
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4 Remote Diagnostic System
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Mar 23 2015 (23:09)
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You can find all info from the Website of Advance Rail Controls Private Limited whose link is given in the blog.
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