The Hyperloop

Started Aug 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
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BorisK1 Veteran Member • Posts: 5,597
Re: Its interesting alright but whats the capacity?

57even wrote:

Thanks, I missed that bit. However a 30s gap at aircraft speed doesn't sound particularly safe.

For a fully-automated system, that's a lot of time.  It takes 20 seconds of 1.4 G deceleration (mild discomfort) to go from 600mph to zero.  In a true emergency, 3G deceleration (not comfortable, but survivable) would stop a pod in under 10 seconds.

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