DEVELOPMENT AND TEST OF AN EDDY-CURRENT CLUTCH-PROPULSION SYSTEM

This report covers the Phase 1 effort which is to develop and to test an/AC-propulsion system for personal rapid- transit vehicles. This propulsion system incorporates an AC-induction motor in conjunction with an eddy-current clutch and brake. Also included are development of the propulsion system, fabrication of the propulsion system, description of the laboratory test program, and analysis of the test results.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Work sponsored by UMTA, DOT.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Mobility Systems and Equipment Company

    6151 West Century Boulevard, Suite 912
    Los Angeles, CA  USA  90045
  • Authors:
    • Adams, G J
  • Publication Date: 1973-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 202 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00144064
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Urban Mass Transportation Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-MA-06-0027-731 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-357-1
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1982 12:00AM