On Simulation of Urban Rail Vehicle Electro-Pneumatic Braking Systems

  • Xiukun Wei
  • Ming Cheng
  • Li Min Jia
  • Hai Liu
  • Minzheng Yuan
  • Guangwu Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 287)


Braking system plays an important role in urban rail vehicle; its performance directly affects the safety and reliability of the train operation. To analyze the performance of braking system, AMESim is applied in this paper, since establishment of a physical model is time-consuming and money-wasting. In the light of the structure and mechanism, every functional block of the braking system is set up utilizing AMESim. Several simulating scenarios are investigated in this paper. The simulation results show that the model built by using AMESim can simulate the dynamical behavior, and it can be used for analyzing the braking system fault, etc.


Urban rail vehicle Electro-pneumatic braking system AMESim Simulation 



This work is partly supported by Chinese 863 program (Contract No. 2011AA110503-6) and Ph.D. Programs Foundation of Ministry of Education of China (Grant Number: 20110009120037).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Lab of Rail Traffic Control and SafetyBeijing Jiao Tong UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Traffic and TransportationBeijing Jiao Tong UniversityBeijingChina

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