Our Hyperloop Group has four wonderful group members: […]Read more "Group Members"
1.California High Speed Train Project. Design Criteria. N.p.: California High Speed Train Project, n.d. California High Speed Rail Authority. Dec. 2012. Web. -This document lays out the design criteria for the interior and track of the proposed California high-speed rail. It provides a helpful overview of the complexities of designing a transport system and the codes, guidelines […]Read more "Bibliography Of Hyperloop"
Our group finished our presentation on Hyperloop in the 506 class last Tuesday. Basically, our presentation can be divided into four parts: Casey first gave a brief introduction about the techs behind Hyperloop. Chris focused on history aspect, and Jiayang mentioned the perspective of science fiction. Lastly, Allie introduced the socio-economical factors of Hyperloop. You […]Read more "Hyperloop Presentation"
Written by Casey Tilton In August 2013, Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, officially unveiled his theoretical plans for a new mode of ground transportation called the Hyperloop. In a 57-page white paper, Musk describes in detail each of the technical systems that make up the Hyperloop. He explains that the impetus […]Read more "Review of Hyperloop Alpha"
Written by Jiayang Feng While people are still arguing about the presence of Hyperloop- whether it is secure or not, there are two possible reasons for people to take this new emerging transportation. Firstly, people nowadays are tired of other transportations. Flight means long time waiting( since you have to get to the airport even […]Read more "Two psychological reasons for people to take the Hyperloop"
Written by Jiayang Feng One of the most interesting points of science is that it is gradually turning science fiction into reality. For instance, the first submarine in the world is delivered by the famous novelist Jules Verne in his famous novel “ Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea” (Vingt mille lieues sous les mers). […]Read more "Hyperloop in Science Fiction"
Written by Chris Miller Amidst the exciting reports of impending missions to mars and electric sports cars, it might seem a little surprising that a new rail system is something getting any news coverage. But the Hyperloop isn’t just any high speed rail system: it’s a really, really fast high speed rail system. Described as […]Read more "The Historical Hyperloop: An Examination of the Technological Ancestry of Alternative High Speed Rail Part 1 of 2"