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   Improved operation control for air-conditioning  evaluated  
In order to keep the air-conditioning system from over-reacting to short-term variations in outside climatic conditions (e.g. when train enters a tunnel), an intelligent control device can ensure a smoothened operation.
Technology field: Optimisation of comfort functions
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  open sub-section Status of development: in use
  Time horizon for broad application: 2 - 5 years
  Expected technological development: basically exploited
  Benefits (other than environmental): medium
  Barriers: low
  Applicability for railway segments: medium
    Type of traction:  electric - DC, electric - AC, diesel
    Type of transportation:  passenger - main lines, passenger - high speed, passenger - regional lines, passenger - suburban lines
    Grade of diffusion into railway markets:
  Diffusion into relevant segment of fleet: < 5%
  Share of newly purchased stock: (no data)
  Market potential (railways): medium
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open main section Economic criteria
no data available Application outside railway sector (this technology is railway specific)
open main section Overall rating
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Related projects:  Energy Management System of New Coaches
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 date created: 2002-10-09
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