Maglev Trains

Key Underlying Technologies

  • Zhigang Liu
  • Zhiqiang Long
  • Xiaolong Li

Part of the Springer Tracts in Mechanical Engineering book series (STME)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Zhigang Liu, Zhiqiang Long, Xiaolong Li
    Pages 1-28
  3. Zhigang Liu, Zhiqiang Long, Xiaolong Li
    Pages 29-39
  4. Zhigang Liu, Zhiqiang Long, Xiaolong Li
    Pages 41-87
  5. Zhigang Liu, Zhiqiang Long, Xiaolong Li
    Pages 89-119
  6. Zhigang Liu, Zhiqiang Long, Xiaolong Li
    Pages 121-181

About this book


The motion of the train depends on the traction of linear motors in the vehicle. This book describes a number of essential technologies that can ensure the safe operation of Maglev trains, such as suspension and orientation technologies, network control and diagnosis technologies.

This book is intended for researchers, scientists, engineers and graduate students involved in the rail transit industry, train control and diagnosis, and Maglev technology.


Control and Diagnosis Future Transportation How Maglev Works Maglev Operation Maglev Safety Maglev Train Maglev Vehicle Coupling Dynamics Magnetic Suspension and Orientation Safe Braking Technology

Authors and affiliations

  • Zhigang Liu
    • 1
  • Zhiqiang Long
    • 2
  • Xiaolong Li
    • 3
  1. 1.Southwest Jiaotong UniversityChengduChina
  2. 2.National University of Defense Tech.ChangshaChina
  3. 3.National University of Defense Tech.ChangshaChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-45672-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-45673-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-9862
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-9870
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