A research program has been conducted: (1) to assess critically the technological base available for evaluation of noncontacting vehicle suspension and propulsion systems in urban and intercity transport systems and (2) to develop analytical and experimental performance data for two specific systems - attractive, ferromagnetic suspension systems and air cushion suspension systems.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02139

    Department of Transportation

    Office of University Research, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Wormley, D N
    • Richardson, H H
    • Hedrick, J Karl
    • Limbert, D A
    • Mercaldi, D
  • Publication Date: 1979-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 461 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00314016
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/RSPA/DPB/50-7934Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-60135
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1982 12:00AM