SUMMARY OF RESEARCH AT RPI ON TUBEFLIGHT, 15 FEBRUARY 1968 - 15 JANUARY 1969

Project Tubeflight deals with an intercity high-speed ground-transportation scheme in which air-cushion-supported vehicles propel themselves in a novel way in nonevacuated tubes. The report covers effort aimed primarily at the objective of obtaining realistic predictions of the power demands and attainable speeds of full-scale tubeflight vehicles. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-177 518.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    110 Eighth Street
    Troy, NY  USA  12180
  • Publication Date: 1969-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 24 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00039146
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TR-PT-6904 Summary
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-C-117-66
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 24 1973 12:00AM