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Non-Contacting Suspension and Propulsion Systems for Ground Transportation Volume I: Low Speed Systems

  • 01
  • Mar
  • 1981
AUTHOR: R. Katz, C. Swanson
OFFICE: RPD
REPORT NUMBER: DOT-FR-54090
SUBJECT: Evaluation
KEYWORDS: Canada, England, France, Germany
ABSTRACT: This report describes twelve urban transportation concepts using non-contacting suspension/propulsion systems. Eleven use a linear induction motor; the twelfth a linear synchronous motor. Suspension systems include both magnetic levitation and air pads.
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