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DIN EN 50318 VDE 0115-504:2019-04

* German Language Version *

Railway applications

Current collection systems – Validation of simulation of the dynamic interaction between pantograph and overhead contact line;

German version EN 50318:2018
Class/Status: Standard, valid
Released: 2019-04
VDE Art. No.: 0100515

Contents

This European Standard specifies functional requirements for the validation of such simulation methods to ensure mutual acceptance of:
- input and output parameters of the simulation;
- comparison with line test measurements, and the characteristics of those line tests;
- comparison between different simulation methods, and
- limits of application of validated methods to assessments of pantographs and overhead contact lines.
This standard applies to the current collection from an overhead contact line by pantographs mounted on railway vehicles. It does not apply to trolley bus systems.