Group Members

Our Hyperloop Group has four wonderful group members:                                                                                               […]

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Bibliography Of Hyperloop

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 […]

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Hyperloop Presentation

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 […]

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Review of Hyperloop Alpha

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 […]

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Hyperloop in Science Fiction

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). […]

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The Historical Hyperloop: An Examination of the Technological Ancestry of Alternative High Speed Rail Part 1 of 2

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 […]

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