Railway Traction and Electrification Systems
- Gisbert Kapp Building of the University of Birmingham, Pritchatts Road, Birmingham, B15 2SA
- Engineering and Physical Sciences
Railway Traction and Electrification Systems is a 5-day short course offered by the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education. Participants will acquire knowledge and know-how on all aspects of motive power, with lectures on the following topics:
- Physics of traction
- Friction, braking and electrical (regenerative) braking systems
- DC and AC motor design and traction supplies
- Power converters
- Train detection
This short course attracts a CPD rating of 100 hours, subject to the participant attending the module in full and completing the associated assessment elements.
Course Cost £600.
Accommodation can also be reserved, starting from £48.00
For further information, please contact Liam O'Farrell.