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What do you think of the Rendlesham incident?
Very High Speed Tunnel Project Logistics Calculations:
Tunnel Boring Machine:
These machines have been in existence for quite some time, Taking into account the Channel Tunnel linking Britain and France via a sub-terrestrial submarine tunnel spanning some 50 kilometers, and taking from 1988 to 1994 to complete (6 years).
Total cost of the project is approximately 25 billion dollars (US, current), which equates to 500 million dollars per kilometer.
The Train would be a specially designed maglev train:
Such transportation is capable of extended periods of acceleration, thereby reducing overall acceleration forces to manageable levels (akin to aircraft takeoff, or normal car or train acceleration)
The tunnel is vacuum sealed (easily since it is bored through solid rock), to allow increased speeds.
(Speed / acceleration calculations)
Assuming speed of 10,000 miles per hour. (4,470.4 meters per second, or 4.4 kilometers per second)
Acceleration at .2 standard gravitation = 1.96 meters per second per second.
total acceleration time at .2 g is 2,280 seconds (38 minutes)
Acceleration at higher gravities will equal much lower acceleration times.
Take .5g for example:
.5g = 4.9 meters per second.
acceleration at 4.9 meters per second per second reaches 10,000 miles per hour at 912 seconds. (15 minutes)
To place this into perspective: lets say you have a car that goes from 0 to 60mph in 10 seconds.
60 miles per hour is 26.8224 meters per second.
which is 2.6 meters per second per second acceleration.
A higher performance automobile can achieve this speed in much less time, a car capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 5 seconds would equal the forces of this maglev train.
The train would accelerate halfway, and decelerate halfway.
Distance is a function of acceleration and time: Vi + 1/2 a t2
(Vi = initial velocity)
(a = acceleration)
(t = time)
So, at an acceleration of 4.9 meters per second, over 15 minutes, you would cover:
0 + 1/2 * 4.9 * 15^2 = 1,984,500 meters (1984 kilometers)
Multiply that by 2 for your deceleration phase, and you get around 4000 kilometers in 30 minutes, constant 1/2 g acceleration the whole way.
Taking the Channel tunnel project as a conservative estimate: we take $500 million per kilometer.
Considering 4,000 kilometers for the total project, we arrive at a figure of $2 trillion dollars.
Time for project:
Considering the chunnel project took 6 years, and spanned 50 kilometers, an extrapolation would be 43 days per kilometer, or 471 years for the total project.
Now, for the time estimates of the actual Tunnel Boring machine:
Conservative Hard rock estimates place the speed of the TBM at around 40 meters in a day.
For an overall project of 4,000,000 meters, this would take approximately 273 years for one TBM to complete the entire projected span.
However, for a construction job of this magnitude, it would be helpful to work on both sides of the tunnel at the same time, halving our original estimate to 136 years.
In addition, it would be prudent to have multiple segments of the project being completed simultaneously...
Lets say 20 segments at once (40 total TBM's) which would reduce our time-frame to 6.8 years.
This type of technology (Tunnel Boring Machines) have been available since the 1950's.....
Originally posted by gps777
Edrick firstly from what I have read of your answers to questions asked I have wondered if you have to carry your brain around in a wheel barrow as it could be too big for a body to hold up?
I`ve especially liked and was impressed by the answers you`ve given in regards to God Christian Faith type questions something that I wasn`t expecting.
Anyway my real question that I`d like to ask of you (which isn`t of any quality) is related to the game of cricket, something I`m very interested in at the moment,so.....
Who will win the Ashes England or Australia?
Originally posted by Edrick
And, as such, I will not be able to answer your question, as doing so, may create a time paradox that would destroy the *ENTIRE UNIVERSE!*
Originally posted by naeem11111
Will I make it to fourth density in this last cycle?
May I ask you a few more questions?
1. What does my avatar say about me?
2. What is the best way for me to start meditating? (inner knowledge, that kind of stuff)
3. Which chakra shall I start from, bottom to top or vice-versa?
2. I have been trying 'James' quatum breath techniques'(wingmakers) as well and its similar to what you have mentioned but I have to keep going for about a month to see the results.
1. Whats your take on 2012?
2. Who was the real christ?
3. Will the 'new world' follow the principles laid out in the Georgia Guidestones?
Are you referring to the Judeo-Christian "Jesus Christ"?
The "New World Order" will not happen, so it's a moot point.
No, he wasn't the real christ. I am on about the real one, that came long before Jesus of Nazareth.
When I refered to the NWO I actually meant a positive one. Will it still not take place then?
Thanks for your replies.
1. What happens to those who comit suicides?
2. How can I make myself a little bit more 'open' to others?
3. I wish to become the all seeying I, whats the best way to become one?