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   Aerodynamic optimisation of pantographs  evaluated  
Pantographs account for some 8 % of the aerodynamic drag of a train and play an important role for noise emission. Pantograph optimisation is usually focussed on noise reduction rather than air drag.
Technology field: Aerodynamics and friction
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References / Links:  Schulte-Werning et al. 1998;  Baldauf et al. 2001
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 date created: 2002-10-09
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