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Annex A1: Dimensions of the Magnetic Levitation, Guidance and Motor System

Calculations are based on: Andreas Steingröver, ”Stützung and Antrieb eines permanenterregten Nahverkehrsfahrzeugs”, PhD thesis, Braunschweig, 1996.

Term Symbol Value Value Unit Comment
    Car-
Convoy
Lorr.bus
Convoy
   
Maximum speed Vmax
50
50
m/s  
Payload Gnl
2.500
40.000
kg  
Length cabin Lpal
4,6
20
m  
Useable height Hn
1,7
4,3
m  
Useable width Bn
2,2
3,2
m  
Height cabin Hpal
2,2
4,8
m  
Width cabin Bpal
2,5
3,6
m  
   
 
 
   
Air gap d
0,01
0,01
m  
Spec. Magnet load ratio fz
7
7,5
1  
Magnet weight Gmag
850
9173
kg  
Magnet weight/length gmag
92,4
229,3
kg/m  
           
Empty weight/area gl
300
400
kg/m²  
Empty weight Gl
3.450
28.800
kg  
Total weight Gges
5.950
68.800
kg  
Lev.force/length/side Fzls
6.345
16.873
N/m  
   
 
 
   
Thrust/length/side fxl
821
1687
N/m  
Thrust/total weight fx
0,13
0,1
1  
Thrust Fx
7.550
67.493
N  
Starting acceleration aanf
1,27
0,981
m/s²  
   
 
 
   
Cw (air resistance coeff.) cw(1cab.)
0,28
0,32
  Accord. Annex A3
Cw (air resistance coeff.) cw(2cab.)
0,29
0,35
  Accord. Annex A3
Cw (air resistance coeff.) cw(15cab.)
 
0,69
  Accord. Annex A3
Cw (air resistance coeff.) cw(38cab.)
0,69
    Accord. Annex A3
Air res. at vmax/weight fl(1cab.)
0,417
0,130
m/s²  
Air res. at vmax/weight fl(2cab.)
0,216
0,071
m/s²  
Air res. at vmax/weight fl(15cab.)
 
0,007
m/s²  
Air res. at vmax/weight fl(38cab.)
0,027
 
m/s²  
El.mag.resis./weight flem
0,00981
0,00981
m/s²  
   
 
 
   
Residual acceleration arest(1cab.)
0,84
0,84
m/s² At 180 km/h
Residual acceleration arest(2cab.)
1,04
0,90
m/s² At 180 km/h
Residual acceleration arest(15cab.)
 
0,96
m/s² At 180 km/h
Residual acceleration arest(38cab.)
1,23
 
m/s² At 180 km/h
Motor power vmaxconst Pvmaxc(1cab.)
127
480
kW  
Motor power vmaxconst Pvmaxc(2cab.)
134
555
kW  
Motor power vmaxconst Pvmaxc(15cab.)  
2244
kW  
Motor power vmaxconst Pvmaxc(38cab.)
417
 
kW  
Motpwr/cab. Vmaxconst Pvmaxf(1cab.)
127
480
kW  
Motpwr/cab. Vmaxconst Pvmaxf(2 cab.)
67
278
kW  
Motpwr/cab. Vmaxconst Pvmaxf(15cab.)
 
59
kW  
Motpwr/cab. Vmaxconst Pvmaxf(38 cab.)
11
 
kW  
Suspens.pwr./weight pschw
0,21
0,21
W/kg  
Suspension power Pschw
1,25
14,4
kW  
           
Acceleration path length sbeschl
1485
1485
m