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Hyperloop: Changing the Future of Transportation

Hyperloop: Changing the Future of Transportation is a free online course offered by Delft University of Technology conducted by the Edx. In this course you can learn the fundamentals, feasibility and potential of this revolutionary mode of transportation, which is as fast as an airplane with the ease and energy of a subway system.
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About this course
  • Is Hyperloop really worth the hype? Is this passenger pod levitating in a vacuum tube a viable alternative to curb the environmental impact of current modes of transport
  • This revolutionary and more sustainable mode of transportation for passengers or freight can reach speeds of over 1000 kilometers per hour (600mph), decreasing travel time significantly.
  • For example, one could go from Amsterdam to Paris in 30 minutes instead of 4 hours, or from New York to Washington in 25 minutes instead of 3 hours.
  • Have you ever wondered how levitation works? How would passengers feel? What will infrastructure costs be?
  • Is the Hyperloop concept technically and commercially viable?
  • Regardless of your background, this course will teach you how this technology works and will prove why it is worth investing in.
  • Key topics include the core concepts behind Hyperloop, current developments in the technology, the future solutions Hyperloop will offer and the problems it faces.

What you'll learn
  • Understand the need for Hyperloop
  • Grasp the basic technical concepts of Hyperloop
  • Recognised the key hurdles for Hyperloop in the future
  • Develop your own ideas for Hyperloop
  • Gain more in-depth (technical) knowledge about Hyperloop by taking part in the extra activities

Duration:
06 weeks
Timings: 2 - 4 hours per week

Starts on November 13, 2018

For more details, please visit: https://www.edx.org/course/hyperloop-changing-the-future
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Hyperloop: Changing the Future of Transportation Engineering Online Course
Published on 9/24/2018 5:45:00 PM

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