On the Unsteady-Motion Theory of Magnetic Forces for Maglev
ARGONNE NATIONAL LAB IL
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Motion-dependent magnetic forces are the key elements in the study of magnetically levitated vehicle maglev system dynamics. In the past, most maglev-system designs were based on a quasisteady-motion theory of magnetic forces. This report presents an experimental and analytical study that will enhance our understanding of the role of unsteady-motion-dependent magnetic forces and demonstrate an experimental technique that can be used to measure those unsteady magnetic forces directly. The experimental technique provides a useful tool to measure motion-dependent magnetic forces for the prediction and control of maglev systems.
- Surface Transportation and Equipment
- Electricity and Magnetism