STUDIES IN AUTOMATED GUIDEWAY TRANSPORTATION, 2: FOUR PAPERS ON PALLETED SYSTEMS

THE REPORT PRESENTS FOUR PAPERS ON PALLETED AUTOMATED TRANSPORTATION (PAT), AN INNOVATIVE DUAL-MODE CONCEPT IN WHICH A SERIES OF PALLETS MOVES THROUGH A CONTINUOUS-FLOW SYSTEM TO ACCEPT UNMODIFIED PASSENGER VEHICLES, PASSENGER CAPSULES, AND FREIGHT CONTAINERS. PAT SYSTEMS ARE PROPELLED BY VERTICAL-AXIS SYNCHRONOUS MOTORS WITH SHAFT MOUNTED COG GEARS ON EACH PALLET. THE FOUR PAPERS PRESENTED IN THIS REPORT INCLUDE: PALLET SYSTEMS FOR INTEGRATING AND AUTOMATING URBAN TRANSPORTATION, IMPROVEMENTS OF THE PALLETED AUTOMATED TRANSPORT SYSTEM MODEL, CONTROL SYSTEM AND SIMULATION OF A PALLETED AUTOMATED TRANSPORT SYSTEM, AND DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A COMPUTER-CONTROLLED MODEL OF THE PALLETED AUTOMATED TRANSPORT SYSTEM. /NTIS/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract UMTA-MA-11-0005
  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Urban Systems Laboratory, 77 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02139
  • Authors:
    • Wilson, D G
    • Fuller, H H
    • Rothnie, J B
    • Evans, R
  • Publication Date: 1972

Media Info

  • Pagination: 148 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00242551
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 11 1974 12:00AM