RESEARCH PAPERS: Technical Papers

Performance and Stability Characteristics of an Electrodynamically Levitated Vehicle Over a Split Guideway

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J. Y. Wong, J. P. Howell, R. G. Rhodes, B. E. Mulhall

Department of Engineering, University of Warwick, England

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 98(3), 277-285 (Sep 01, 1976) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3427035 History: Received March 23, 1976; Online July 13, 2010


The results of an investigation into the performance and stability characteristics of an electrodynamically levitated vehicle using an integrated magnet system over a flat split guideway are described. The effects of system parameters on the lift/drag ratio, guidance and directional stability are examined in detail.

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