Current Status of Microcomputer Applications on Railway Transportation Systems

  • Hirokazu Ihara
  • Makoto Nohmi
Part of the Microprocessor-Based Systems Engineering book series (ISCA, volume 5)


Microcomputers have become powerful and reliable enough to be applied to the transportation systems. There are many microcomputer applications on the railway transportation systems, such as Shinkansens, subways, monorails, private railways and medium size guideway rapid transits in Japan. Typical examples of them are introduced here.


Conduction Ratio Train Schedule Conversational Voice Slip Frequency Automatic Train Operation 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hirokazu Ihara
    • 1
  • Makoto Nohmi
    • 2
  1. 1.Space Systems DivisionHitachi, LtdYokohamaJapan
  2. 2.Systems Development LaboratoryHitachi, LtdKawasakiJapan

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