Magnetic Suspension and Guidance for High-Speed Trains by Means of Superconducting Magnets and Eddy Currents
Passenger trains are limited to speeds below 150 mph by the requirement of a smooth track, since higher speeds promote rapid degradation of the rails. While improvements can be made, it is useful to consider alternate systems such as ground-effect machines, air-suspension vehicles, and the magnetic-suspension system considered here.
KeywordsDrag Force Eddy Current Levitation Force Superconducting Magnet Composite Sheet
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