RAPID TRANSIT VIA THE SUN

This paper deals with the theory of a national transit system utilizing electrically powered vehicles and computerized roadbeds which are powered by solar energy. Of the several concepts under investigation at this time for harnessing the sun's energy, the tower concept, Solchem, and solar satellite are most applicable for providing energy for a national transit system.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Section of the International Solar Energy Society, Incorporated: Solar Diversification, Denver, Colorado, August 28-31, 1978.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Delaware, Newark

    American Section of the International Solar Energy Society
    Newark, DE  United States  19711
  • Authors:
    • MCCONVILLE, J
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 971-973
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: V2.1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00317425
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1982 12:00AM