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- Contains a definition, history, views, and sources. Covers aspects of tube transportation, pneumatic tube systems, telegram conveying, and pneumatic despatch.
- Describes a system for conveyance of goods through pipelines in Bochum, Germany. Includes an introduction, background, and news.
Characteristics of a Freight Pipeline Transportation System
- A scoping paper by Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Covers linear electric propulsion, drag and stability.
Computerworld: Shipping Goes Down the Tubes
- An introduction to many of the large diameter schemes under development.
Evacuated Tube Transport Technologies
- Describes ET3, a project developing an evacuated tube system. Includes a summary of the technology and application, list of benefits, FAQ, and patent and licensing information.
- Describes a Russian proposal for a tube transit system.
International Freight Pipeline Society
- Society for those interested in capsule, pneumatic, and slurry pipelines. Contains a member directory, publications, and news.
Magplane Technology, Inc.
- Includes a description and technical papers covering a linear synchronous motor based capsule pipeline.
- Describes synchronous linear motor based system for moving lightweight freight, with movie of prototype in operation.
Public Roads: Tube Freight Transportation
- A review of the subject by Lawrence Vance and Milton K. Mills, United States Federal Highway Administration.
3rd International Symposium on Underground Freight Transportation by Capsule Pipelines and other Tube/Tunnel Systems
- ISUFT2002, a conference hosted by Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Contains an introduction, and conference and exhibition details. (September 19, 2002)
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