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R&D Superconductive Electro-Magnetic Propulsion Ship

  • Setsuo Takezawa
Conference paper

Abstract

Superconductive electro-magnetic propulsion ship is drawing the world’s attention as an imaginative application of superconductive technology. The Japan Foundation for Shipbuilding Advancement (JAFSA) inaugurated an R&D Committee in June 1985 in order to expedite research into an innovative ship that can be propelled by use of superconductive electro-magnetic thrusters. Our project team is now engaged in construction of a 150-ton testcraft, which will be launched in 1990.

Keywords

Superconductive Magnet Permanent Magnetic Field Magnetic Field System Superconductive Technology Experiment Ship 
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Copyright information

© Springer Japan 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Setsuo Takezawa
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  1. 1.Japan Foundation for Shipbuilding AdvancementMinato-ku, Tokyo, 105Japan

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