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Effect of Lateral Deformations of Guideway on Guidance Characteristics of Maglev Train
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Effect of Lateral Deformations of Guideway on Guidance Characteristics of Maglev Train
Kim, Ki-Jung; Lee, Jae-Kyoung; Han, Hyung-Suk; Yang, Seok-Jo;
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A slender guideway is essential in improving aesthetically and reducing its construction cost which accounts for about 70% of overall investment for maglev system. As the slender guideway, however, may increase its deformation, its effect on levitation stability and guidance performance needs to be analyzed. The purpose of this study is to analyze the effect on guidance characteristics of maglev due to the lateral deformation of the guideway girder and lateral irregularity of guiderail. For doing this, 3D model considering lateral deformation of girder and irregularity of rail of the guideway is developed. Using the dynamic interaction model integrated with the proposed guideway and maglev vehicle including electromagnetics and its controller, guidance characteristics of maglev are analyzed. It is analyzed that the effect on lateral deformation of girder is relatively small compared to deformation on the lateral irregularities of guiderail.
Urban Maglev Train;U-shaped electromagnet;Guidance characteristics;Guideway lateral deformation;
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