INTRODUCTION TO AIR CUSHION VEHICLES

Basic ACV principles, types of cushions and propulsion systems, physical and operational characteristics, capabilities and applications are discussed and work capacity and cost compared with other transport modes. Diagram, graphs and photo illustrate operation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at ASAE 67th Annual Meeting, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, June 23-26, 1974 and the Winter Meeting, Chicago, Ill., December 10-13, 1974.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Agricultural Engineers

    2950 Niles Road, P.O. Box 410
    St Joseph, MI  United States  49085
  • Authors:
    • Abele, G
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 12 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127634
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No. 74-1551 Proc Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 16 1975 12:00AM