LINEAR MOTORS TO POWER DOT'S HIGH-SPEED RESEARCH VEHICLES

Linear electric machines are generally considered indispensable for the propulsion of tracked vehicles at 400 km/h and above, As part of the US Department of Transportation's research program at Pueblo, two multi-megawatt LIM propulsion systems have been built by Garrett for rail and levitated vehicles. The former reached a maximum speed of 410 km/h on August 14 with jet assistance.

  • Availability:
  • Corporate Authors:

    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Kalman, G
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072855
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Gazette International
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 16 1975 12:00AM