DYNAMIC INTERACTIONS BETWEEN MOVING LOADS AND THEIR SUPPORT STRUCTURES, WITH APPLICATIONS TO AIR CUSHION VEHICLE- GUIDEWAY DESIGN

SEVERAL REALISTIC MODELS OF VEHICLE-GUIDEWAY SYSTEMS ARE FORMULATED AND EVALUATED. EMPHASIS IS ON THE DYNAMIC RESPONSES (DEFLECTIONS AND BENDING MOMENTS) OF GUIDEWAYS DESIGNED FOR AIR CUSHION VEHICLES WITH SPEEDS UP TO 300 MPH. DESIGN OPTIMIZATION FOR PASSENGER COMFORT IS DISCUSSED. /AUTHOR/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Duke University

    Department of Civil Engineering
    Durham, NC  USA  27706
  • Authors:
    • Wilson, J F
  • Publication Date: 1971-11

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  • Pagination: 207 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00209802
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rept
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 17 1973 12:00AM