• George G. Zhemerov National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute", Ukraine
  • D. S. Krylov National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute", Ukraine
  • A. V. Mashura National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute", Ukraine



power supply system, energy, energy return coefficient, efficiency, energy recovery


Purpose. The purpose of the paper is to assess the efficiency of the subway power supply system, which uses a four-quadrant DC drive with energy recovery in the supply network in the braking mode. Methodology. We have applied the theory of electrical circuits and mathematical simulation in Matlab package. Results. The theoretical dependence of the efficiency of the electrical supply system with a bidirectional flow of energy on the coefficient of resistive short circuit at the load terminals has been obtained. The theoretical result is verified by modeling. Originality. The equivalent circuit of the subway power supply system with a four-quadrant DC drive and the possibility of energy recovery to the supply network in braking mode is developed, its parameters are determined, and the schedule of the electric train movement was set. Practical value. The use of the obtained dependencies and simulation results will allow to determine the direction of the future development of the subway power supply system and optimize its energy efficiency. 


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How to Cite

Zhemerov, G. G., Krylov, D. S., & Mashura, A. V. (2019). ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF THE SUBWAY ELECTRICAL SUPPLY SYSTEM WITH ELECTRICAL ENERGY RECOVERY AT BRAKING. Electrical Engineering & Electromechanics, (5), 25–30.



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