Three Dimensional Modeling and Animation of a New Maglev Ship and Its Study with Computer Vision

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Kuldip Acharya 1,* Dibyendu Ghoshal 2

1. National Institute of Technology Agartala, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Barjala, Jirania, West Tripura, Pin: 799046, INDIA

2. National Institute of Technology Agartala, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Barjala, Jirania, Tripura, Pin: 799046, INDIA

* Corresponding author.


Received: 17 Jul. 2017 / Revised: 2 Sep. 2017 / Accepted: 22 Sep. 2017 / Published: 8 May 2018

Index Terms

Autodesk Maya, Computer Vision, Computer Animation, Maglev Ship


This In the present study, a new type of ship is designed based on the theory of magnetic levitation (Maglev). The structural layout of the proposed ship is modified to adopt the maglev technology. The objective of designing this ship is to assist merchandise and travelers over a long distance in a short period of time.  The design and size of this ship is made in such a manner that it has got airplanes landing and take-off facility. According to the theory of magnetic levitation, it travels with negligible friction (ideally frictionless) on a magnetic guideway with high speed and expected safety. An electro-dynamic suspension (EDS) system for magnetic levitation has been used and it would reduce friction on a large scale and generate strong force for both lifting and propulsion purposes and it would also allow the very high speed of travel. High-temperature superconductor (HTS) wires with cryogenic structure are utilized as a part of the configuration of a couple of segments of the maglev ship. The attraction and repulsion force between superconductor magnets and permanent electromagnets are the key factors behind such operation. Computer vision study helps to track the moving object to find whether the object is moving or not. The proposed method has been found to give the acceptable result to identify the moving object.

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Kuldip Acharya, Dibyendu Ghoshal," Three Dimensional Modeling and Animation of a New Maglev Ship and Its Study with Computer Vision ", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.10, No.5, pp. 56-63, 2018. DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2018.05.06


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