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Somakumar R
Adnan Kutubuddin Bohori, Ajith Kuttannair Kumar, Bret Dwayne Worden, James William Bray, Somakumar Ramachandrapanicker, Arvind Kumar Tiwari, Suma Memana Narayana Bhat: Power transfer system and method. General Electric Company, Ann M Agosti, October 23, 2012: US08292052 (22 worldwide citation)

A contactless power transfer system for a mobile asset is presented. The system includes a primary loop disposed adjacent to a location that is coupled to a power source. A secondary receiving coil is disposed on the mobile asset and coupled to a traction motor for receiving power from the primary l ...


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Somakumar R
Jeremy Thomas McGarry, Somakumar Ramachandra Panicker, Ajith Kuttannair Kumar, Venkatarao Ryali, Bret Dwayne Worden, Jeffrey Louis Daigle, Paul Kenneth Houpt: System and method for locomotive adhesion control. General Electric Company, Fletcher Yoder, October 23, 2007: US07285926 (10 worldwide citation)

A traction control system for controlling an electric traction motor drivingly coupled to a wheel of a tractive vehicle. The traction control system includes means for determining speed of the wheel, means for determining tractive effort of the wheel and a control circuitry for controlling drive sig ...


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Somakumar R
Jeremy Thomas McGarry, Somakumar Ramachandra Panicker, Ajith Kuttannair Kumar, Venkatarao Ryali, Bret Dwayne Worden, Jeffrey Louis Daigle, Paul Kenneth Houpt: System and method for locomotive adhesion control. Patrick S Yoder, Fletcher Yoder, January 4, 2007: US20070001629-A1

A traction control system for controlling an electric traction motor drivingly coupled to a wheel of a tractive vehicle. The traction control system includes means for determining speed of the wheel, means for determining tractive effort of the wheel and a control circuitry for controlling drive sig ...


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Ajith Kuttannair Kumar: Hybrid energy locomotive electrical power storage system. General Electric Company, Carl Rowald, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, July 15, 2003: US06591758 (123 worldwide citation)

A hybrid energy locomotive system having an energy storage and regeneration system. In one form, the system can be retrofitted into existing locomotives, or installed as original equipment. The energy storage and regeneration system captures dynamic braking energy, excess motor energy, and externall ...


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Ajith Kuttannair Kumar: Hybrid energy power management system and method. General Electric Company, Carl Rowold, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, September 2, 2003: US06615118 (115 worldwide citation)

An energy management system for use with off-highway vehicles, including locomotives, that traverse a known course. A processor determines power storage and transfer parameters, including data indicative of present and future track profile information. The energy management system controls the stora ...


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Ajith Kuttannair Kumar: Hybrid energy locomotive system and method. General Electric Company, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel and Carl Rowold, September 2, 2003: US06612246 (82 worldwide citation)

A hybrid energy locomotive system having an energy storage and regeneration system. In one form, the system can be retrofitted into existing locomotives or installed as original equipment. The energy storage and regeneration system captures dynamic braking energy, excess motor energy, and externally ...


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Ajith Kuttannair Kumar, Admir Mesalic: Locomotive energy tender. General Electric Company, Carl Rowold, Carl Rowold, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, September 2, 2003: US06612245 (79 worldwide citation)

An energy tender vehicle for use in connection with a hybrid energy locomotive system having an energy storage and regeneration system. The energy storage and regeneration system captures dynamic braking energy, excess motor energy, and externally supplied energy in one or more energy storage subsys ...


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Gerald James Hess Jr, Jan Alan Nagle, Shuo Chen, Randall Slomski, Ajith Kuttannair Kumar: System and method for managing two or more locomotives of a consist. General Electric Company, Senniger Powers, Scott Andes, April 4, 2006: US07021588 (75 worldwide citation)

The system and method for controlling a consist of at least first and second locomotives having discrete operating modes. The method comprises receiving a control command and determining a power operating mode of the first locomotive and a power operating mode of the second locomotive as a function ...


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Ajith Kuttannair Kumar: AC locomotive operation without DC current sensor. General Electric Company, Jill M Breedlove, Douglas E Stoner, December 7, 1999: US05998880 (75 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling operation of a diesel electric traction vehicle of the type including a synchronous generator driven by a diesel engine for producing alternating current (AC) electric power, the AC electric power being converted to direct current (DC) electric power and transferr ...


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Ajith Kuttannair Kumar: AC locomotive operation with DC bus current sensor failure. General Electric Company, Jill M Breedlove, Marvin Snyder, July 8, 1997: US05646510 (59 worldwide citation)

A control system for an AC diesel electric locomotive allowing for continued operation of the locomotive even in the instance of failure of current sensors providing current feedback information. The system is coupled to a plurality of DC to AC inverters with each of the inverters being connected fo ...