1973-02-01

The TTI Hovair PRT System 730162

Personal rapid transit (PRT) multimode and scheduled service characteristics of automated people movers are presented. A description of the operating and design features of the single-sided linear induction motor (LIM) and the HOVAIR air-cushion technology is included, along with important characteristics of the vehicle, the guideways, and the switches. The particular advantages of off-line docking stations, such as saving space in stations and improved passenger flow through the use of random access docks, are discussed. The command and control philosophy, some performance data, and rough budgetary price information are also given.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 18% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Download multiple Technical Papers each year? TechSelect is a cost-effective subscription option to select and download 12-100 full-text Technical Papers per year. Find more information here.
We also recommend:
TECHNICAL PAPER

An Auxiliary Solid State Low Fuel Warning System

660044

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

Development of an On-Board Class A Local Area Network System

920229

View Details

STANDARD

AS3062 Switch Body - Pilot's Control Wheel

AS3062-2

View Details

X