HIGH-SPEED DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE OF THE LINEAR INDUCTION MOTOR RESEARCH VEHICLE
The linear induction motor research vehicle (LIMRV) recently set a world speed record of 255.7 mph for steel-wheel-on-steel-rail vehicles during a series of test runs conducted on the 6.2 mile-long experimental track at the Transportation Test Center, Pueblo, Colorado. This paper presents performance data on LIMRV dynamics associated with acceleration, steady-state operation, and braking, as recorded during these tests. Actual test results are compared with analytical predictions. Difficulties encountered are discussed and their solutions described.
- Prepared for a meeting Nov. 17-20, 1975.
Warrendale, PA USA 15096
- Chi, C C
- D'Sena, G
- Publication Date: 1975
- Pagination: 11 p.
- TRT Terms: High speed vehicles; Intelligent transportation systems; Linear induction motors; Test vehicles
- Identifier Terms: Transportation Technology Center
- Old TRIS Terms: Advanced systems; High speed ground vehicles
- Subject Areas: Operations and Traffic Management; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00132923
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Engineering Index
- Report/Paper Numbers: #751060 Preprint
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jun 5 1976 12:00AM