Maglev system design considerations

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Although efforts are now being made to develop magnetic levitation technologies in the United States, they have been underway for two decades in Germany and Japan. The characteristics of maglev systems being considered for implementation in the United States are speculative. A conference was held at Argonne National Laboratory on November 28--29, 1990, to discuss these characteristics and their implications for the design requirements of operational systems. This paper reviews some of the factors considered during that conference.

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Coffey, H.T. January 1, 1991.

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Although efforts are now being made to develop magnetic levitation technologies in the United States, they have been underway for two decades in Germany and Japan. The characteristics of maglev systems being considered for implementation in the United States are speculative. A conference was held at Argonne National Laboratory on November 28--29, 1990, to discuss these characteristics and their implications for the design requirements of operational systems. This paper reviews some of the factors considered during that conference.

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  • 1991 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) future transportation technology conference, Portland, OR (United States), 5-8 Aug 1991

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  • Other: DE92000239
  • Report No.: ANL/CP-73909
  • Report No.: CONF-9108115--2
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5209074
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1058113

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Coffey, H.T. Maglev system design considerations, article, January 1, 1991; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1058113/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.