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Pendair and magnetic levitation

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Abstract

World-wide developments in air cushioned and magnetic levitation, (MAGLEV) vehicles, mainly trains and urban area people movers, are reviewed and the merits of the two systems are reviewed. It is concluded that air cushion systems are simpler, cheaper, and more efficient than MAGLEV systems. (LCL)
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Publication Date:
Nov 01, 1979
Product Type:
Journal Article
Reference Number:
EDB-82-020511
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Electr. Veh. Dev.; (United Kingdom); Journal Volume: 4
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; AIR CUSHION VEHICLES; ECONOMICS; OPERATION; PERFORMANCE; LEVITATED TRAINS; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; DESIGN; TRAINS; VEHICLES; 330300* - Advanced Propulsion Systems- Electric-Powered Systems
OSTI ID:
6014626
Research Organizations:
Bliss-Pendair, Ltd., London, England
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Other Identifying Numbers:
Journal ID: CODEN: EVDED
Submitting Site:
TIC
Size:
Pages: 19-23
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Citation Formats

Bliss, D S. Pendair and magnetic levitation. United Kingdom: N. p., 1979. Web.
Bliss, D S. Pendair and magnetic levitation. United Kingdom.
Bliss, D S. 1979. "Pendair and magnetic levitation." United Kingdom.
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title = {Pendair and magnetic levitation}
author = {Bliss, D S}
abstractNote = {World-wide developments in air cushioned and magnetic levitation, (MAGLEV) vehicles, mainly trains and urban area people movers, are reviewed and the merits of the two systems are reviewed. It is concluded that air cushion systems are simpler, cheaper, and more efficient than MAGLEV systems. (LCL)}
journal = {Electr. Veh. Dev.; (United Kingdom)}
volume = {4}
journal type = {AC}
place = {United Kingdom}
year = {1979}
month = {Nov}
}