Technicians work on realization Hyperloop of Elon Musk




A hundred engineers are currently working on the Hyper Loop, a futuristic high-speed train entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk presented last year. Their work seems to be going well, because they already build prototypes.

The engineers work normally with renowned companies such as Boeing, NASA and SpaceX. In their free time tinkering they contrast with a company called Hyperloop Transportation Technologies. The company strives to develop the Hyperloop and eventually also exploit. Engineers get any money. Instead, they receive a share in the company, which they hope to earn something.

Entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk presented Hyperloop last year. The system seems to be a combination between old-fashioned pneumatic and Japanese bullet trains. The capsules in the tubes are moved electromagnetically in a sealed tube, as set Tweakers previously explained. Long, straight stretches, the high-speed train could reach a speed of 1220 kilometers per hour.

Several US media report that the work on the Hyperloop progressing well. They published pictures that show how the engineers work on models for the Hyper Loop. In addition, they made drawings showing the capsules. It appears that there may be several classes, including one for businessmen.

Except models and drawings examine twenty students, who normally work in the aerospace industry, the technical realization of the plan. The first results of this study appear expected mid next year, which is to be proposed reportedly several adjustments. Previously calculated and confirmed technicians all the physical feasibility of the Hyperloop.

Also examine the engineering potential routes for the new transport system. Musk mentioned a connection between San Francisco and Los Angeles, but that would be risky political and geographical differences. That is why the engineers are also looking at routes from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and in the longer term to a complete network in the United States.

Insofar as is known, there are no companies that have signed to actually build the Hyperloop and start using. Before the plans are still at an early stage. Estimates also show that the whole Hyperloop Concept will cost between 7 and 16 billion dollars. This while Musk 4 billion predicted.

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