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Title: High speed maglev design

Abstract

A propulsion and stabilization system for an inductive repulsion type magnetically levitated vehicle which is propelled and suspended by a system which includes dividing the superconducting magnets into two types: a strong field magnet which is located vertically below the vehicle for propulsion and guidance and a weak field superconducting magnet located at the ends of the vehicle for levitation and added guidance. Several proposed embodiments exist for the placement of the magnetic field shielding: locating the shielding on the vehicle, locating the shielding on the guideway, and locating the shielding on the guideway and adding shielding to the vertical undercarriage. In addition, the separation between the vehicle and the guideway can be controlled to reduce the exposure of the passenger cabin to magnetic fields.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. (Lagrange, IL)
  2. (Woodridge, IL)
  3. (Darien, IL)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
868961
Patent Number(s):
5253591
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) ANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
speed; maglev; design; propulsion; stabilization; inductive; repulsion; type; magnetically; levitated; vehicle; propelled; suspended; dividing; superconducting; magnets; types; strong; field; magnet; located; vertically; below; guidance; weak; levitation; added; proposed; embodiments; exist; placement; magnetic; shielding; locating; guideway; adding; vertical; undercarriage; addition; separation; controlled; reduce; exposure; passenger; cabin; fields; levitated vehicle; located vertically; superconducting magnet; magnetic field; magnetic fields; superconducting magnets; magnetically levitated; repulsion type; type magnetically; vertically below; inductive repulsion; field shielding; /104/

Citation Formats

Rote, Donald M., He, Jianliang, and Coffey, Howard. High speed maglev design. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Rote, Donald M., He, Jianliang, & Coffey, Howard. High speed maglev design. United States.
Rote, Donald M., He, Jianliang, and Coffey, Howard. Fri . "High speed maglev design". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868961.
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title = {High speed maglev design},
author = {Rote, Donald M. and He, Jianliang and Coffey, Howard},
abstractNote = {A propulsion and stabilization system for an inductive repulsion type magnetically levitated vehicle which is propelled and suspended by a system which includes dividing the superconducting magnets into two types: a strong field magnet which is located vertically below the vehicle for propulsion and guidance and a weak field superconducting magnet located at the ends of the vehicle for levitation and added guidance. Several proposed embodiments exist for the placement of the magnetic field shielding: locating the shielding on the vehicle, locating the shielding on the guideway, and locating the shielding on the guideway and adding shielding to the vertical undercarriage. In addition, the separation between the vehicle and the guideway can be controlled to reduce the exposure of the passenger cabin to magnetic fields.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1993},
month = {1}
}

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