Musk also posted a 57page pdf proposal called hyperloop alpha, calling it an. In august 20, disappointed by the highspeedrail system being built through the center of california, elon musk released a white paper called hyperloop alpha, describing a. A hyperloop is a proposed mode of passenger and freight transportation, first used to describe an opensource vactrain design released by a joint team from tesla and spacex. Business pros guide to hasslefree travel free pdf techrepublic. Musk was stopping one last time and wondering aloud if i could be trusted and then looking into my eyes to make his judgment. Richard bransons hyperloop bet is next step in battle with elon musk over future of travel published sat, oct 14 2017 2. Hyperloop train plans unveiled by paypal founder elon musk. The hyperloop is a conceptual highspeed transportation system which was initially put forward by elon musk, the ceo of tesla and space x. Elon musk released a whitepap er titled hyperloop alpha paper to generate conversati on about a fifth mode of transportation faster than commerci al air travel, more energy efficient. Elon musk tesla, spacex, paypal details the hyperloop posted by. After keeping the public in suspense for about a year, elon musk, the ceo of tesla motors and space exploration.
Business pros guide to hassle free travel free pdf techrepublic virgin hyperloop one hits new top speed zdnet elon musks boring company tunnel plans put buses in fast lane cnet. A split second later, we shook hands and musk drove off in a red tesla model s sedan. This would drastically reduce travel times versus trains as well. Hyperloop seminar report pdf download free download. Pdf hyperloop as an evolution of maglev researchgate. Students built the worlds fastest hyperloopthen elon. The ceo of spacex and tesla wants to speed up the development of 800mph tube transport. Elon musks travel concept unveiled gallery the hyperloop would accelerate pods each about 6. Elon musk unveils plans for hyperloop transport system this article is more than 6 years old paypal founder outlined plans for system which will be a. Most of the air is removed from inside a long tube and a levitated vehicle is accelerated through it using a linear electric motor and magnetic levi. Hyperloop is firstly proposed by elon musk and a team of engineer from tesla motors and the space exploration technologies corporation in august 20. Musk granted me access to the executives at his companies, his friends, and his family.
The hyperloop will be ecofriendly compared to a lot of current transportation. Two independent companies have now launched projects to. Always update books hourly, if not looking, search in the book search column. Heres the dutch team with designs on supersonic train concept. Musk conceived of the hyperloop in 20 as a network of pneumatic tubes through which aerodynamically designed passenger pods could travel at speeds. Hyperloop is a sealed tube or system of tubes with low air pressure through which a pod may travel substantially free of air resistance or friction. Elon musk put the plans online for anyone to use and asked people to improve the technology. Hyperloop alpha intro the first several pages will attempt to describe the design in everyday language, keeping numbers to a minimum and avoiding formulas and jargon. How elon musks dream is becoming a reality february 8, 2016 in its simplest form, the hyperloop is an elevated tube that runs. Might be possible to go supersonic in our test hyperloop tube, even though its only 0. The hyperloops biggest questions are still unanswered.
Elon musk unveils hyperloop plans which promises to transport people and cars across california faster than bullet trains and at a fraction of the cost. Hes willing to pay for testing most likely in texas. Hyperloop is firstly proposed by elon musk and a team of engineers from tesla motors and the space exploration technologies corporation in august 20. Hyperloop alpha concept used a linear induction motor to get up to speed. The entrepreneur loves to take on tough technical challenges and turn them into business opportunities. There are more than 1 million books that have been enjoyed by people from all over the world.
Billionaire visionary elon musks innovative hyperloop highspeed transportation system promises to zip people from new york to san francisco in. Elon musk, the ceo of tesla motors and spacex and chairman of solarcity, has been teasing us for a while what he calls the hyperloop, a fifth. Elon musks hyperloop finally unveiled for bumpy test. Most plans for building the hyperloop use solar power to run the system. Pdf hyperloop is often described as the fifth mode of transportation but, as the race between competing companies around the world intensifies. Two and a half hours after we started, musk put his hands on the table, made a move to get up, and then paused. He is the founder, ceo and chief engineerdesigner of spacex. It consists of a lowpressure environment taking the form of. The hyperloop or something similar is, in my opinion, the right solution for the specific case of high traffic city pairs that are less than about 1500 km or 900 miles apart. Hyperloop one for years, tesla and spacex ceo elon musk denied he would build a hyperloop the futuristic floating traininatube he thought up in 20. Elon musk founder of paypal, spacex, tesla, proposed, under the designation hyperloop a novel transportation system, and described it in detail in a concept paper 1. The hyperloop concept was popularised by elon musk in a white paper hyperloop.
Tum hyperloop has set a new hyperloop speed record of 463 kmh at the fourth annual spacex hyperloop pod competition. Hyperloop is a new idea of solar powered transportation system with high speed of up to 800mph, which is developed by us entrepreneur elon musk. This technology was first proposed by elon musk with teams from his company tesla and spacex. The concept of hyperloop includes travelling people from one place to another place in a capsule which is propelling at a. Hyperloop might be the fastest mode of terrestrial transportation in next decade. Hyperloop has its limits according to elon musk, hyperloop is most suited to high traffic city pairs less than 900 miles 1,450 km apart. The second section is for those with a technical background.
Watch elon musks hyperloop pusher pod set a new speed. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading elon musk. Elon musk first publicly mentioned the hyperloop in 2012. From the mind of one billionaire to the wallet of another, elon musks hyperloop concept is getting a big boost towards becoming a reality from richard branson and the virgin group. Since its announcement by elon musk in 20, regular reports appear on the. Elon musk is building a hyperloop, and its great news for. Elon musks spacex plans hyperloop pod races at california. Elon musk s hyperloop test tunnel to open soon with free rides the boring cos trial tunnel will have a top speed of almost 250kmh. He would meet me for dinner once a month for as long as it took. Now scientists solve a problem of atmospheric overloads at movement and a problem of energy consumption. For the first time, musk would let a reporter see the inner workings of his world. Elon musk may build hyperloop himself, startups be damned. Elon musk details plans for highspeed urban hyperloop for.
Opensource conceptual sizing models for the hyperloop. Elon musk, richard branson bet on hyperloop and space. It is remarkable that musk does not ask for any license fees on the proposed concept open source concept. Elon musk plans to build hyperloop test track cnet. With all those millions in funding, more than a few government endorsements, and now musk, the hyperloop is looking more like a real, live industry. Because such a system requires a great deal of integration between the pod and track, and it is quite hard to handle this integration with a large number of teams, spacex provides a pusher vehicle to bring pods up to speed. Although hyperloop is similar to other vacuum tube train vactrain concepts,2 the soft vacuum repre. Publication date 208 topics elon musk, hyperloop, hyperloop alpha document, hyperloop technical design analysis, hyperloop feasibility analysis, hyperloop comprehensive database, hcdb. Elon musks futuristical napkin drawing of a mass transit system. The hyperloop could convey people or objects at airline or hypersonic speeds while being very energy efficient. Any study of elon musk must begin at the headquarters of spacex, in hawthorne, california.
That 20second run clinched the top prize for warr, beating out paradigm hyperloops 63 milesperhour, and swissloops 25 milesperhour, also impressive. Tesla, spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future. See more ideas about elon musk hyperloop, elon musk and transportation. The hyperloop is intended to be a new way to move people or freight quickly, safely and ondemand. Elon musk unveils plans for hyperloop transport system. Hyperloop is a new mode of transport first envisioned by tesla and space ceo elon musk. Less than two years after it was first announced, elon musks hyperloop seems to be making great progress.
Hyperloop is not yet a carbon free transportation solution. Around that inflection point, i suspect that supersonic air travel ends up being faster and cheaper. Elon musk has finally revealed his plans for the hyperloop. Explaining elon musks hyperloop test track, in extremely basic. The hyperloop is musks plan for a new transportation system thats faster and cheaper than a highspeed train. Elon musk claimed hyperloop could operate at top speeds of 760mph, however. Elon musk tesla, spacex, paypal details the hyperloop. At these projected speeds, it is suggested that hyperloop would be 23 times faster than high speed rail and 1015 times faster than traditional rail. Musk claimed hyperloop would be cheaper to build and faster to operate. Hyperloop is a completely new mode of fastest transportation. Elon musk details plans for highspeed urban hyperloop for pedestrians.
Hyperloop one, one of several startups racing to make elon musks vision for super fast travel a reality, is embroiled in a lawsuit that raises questions about its finances and direction. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Elon musks hyperloop transportation system may seem complicated. Hyperloop train plans unveiled by paypal founder elon musk video images of plans for a transport system that would allow people to travel faster than the. Get the latest 2018 project journals, most relevant pdf, seminar reports and ppt to learn the. Elon musk also announced that next years competition will take place in a. Get ebooks elon musk 2 on pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi and audiobook for free. Elon musks hyperloop test tunnel to open soon with free. Elon musks hyperloop hype ignores practical problems.
On tuesday evening, elon musks hyperloop venture the boring. In this study, the initial route, preliminary design, and logistics of the. Hyperloop simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I apologize in advance for my loose use of language and imperfect analogies. Pages in category hyperloop the following 15 pages are in this category, out of 15 total. The concept of hyperloop includes traveling people from one place. He is a citizen of south africa, the united states where he has lived most of his life and currently resides, and canada. Elon musk speaks about hyperloop and tunneling at spacexs. Elon musk to publish hyperloop design without patents.985 994 1190 1033 440 1413 1440 906 136 607 1439 1354 790 113 497 1443 153 967 57 1471 1237 1522 183 621 1122 1258 594 196 926 748 771 1216 914 561 840 713 849 40 967 303 310 205 883 1487