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Maglev Trains

Key Underlying Technologies

  • Presents new suspension and orientation technologies for Maglev trains

  • Highlights new control and diagnostic technologies for Maglev trains

  • Introduces the position and speed detection technology based on loop-cable for Low-speed Maglev trains

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: Springer Tracts in Mechanical Engineering (STME)

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  • ISBN: 978-3-662-45673-6
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Table of contents (6 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Maglev Train Overview

    • Zhigang Liu, Zhiqiang Long, Xiaolong Li
    Pages 1-28
  3. Technology Development and Application Research of Maglev Control

    • Zhigang Liu, Zhiqiang Long, Xiaolong Li
    Pages 29-39
  4. Modeling and Controller Design of Suspension System of Maglev Train

    • Zhigang Liu, Zhiqiang Long, Xiaolong Li
    Pages 41-87
  5. Control and Diagnosis System of Maglev Train

    • Zhigang Liu, Zhiqiang Long, Xiaolong Li
    Pages 89-119
  6. Maglev Train Control and Diagnosis Networks

    • Zhigang Liu, Zhiqiang Long, Xiaolong Li
    Pages 121-181

About this book

The motion of the train depends on the traction of linear motors in the vehicle. This book describes a number of essential technologies that can ensure the safe operation of Maglev trains, such as suspension and orientation technologies, network control and diagnosis technologies.

This book is intended for researchers, scientists, engineers and graduate students involved in the rail transit industry, train control and diagnosis, and Maglev technology.

Keywords

  • Control and Diagnosis
  • Future Transportation
  • How Maglev Works
  • Maglev Operation
  • Maglev Safety
  • Maglev Train
  • Maglev Vehicle Coupling Dynamics
  • Magnetic Suspension and Orientation
  • Safe Braking Technology

Authors and Affiliations

  • Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

    Zhigang Liu

  • National University of Defense Tech., Changsha, China

    Zhiqiang Long, Xiaolong Li

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 89.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-662-45673-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 129.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)