I am a student of architecture in the college of CSIIT Hyderabad; I want to build a building on the principle of magnetic levitation.
As one knows, similiar poles repel. Could this technology could be used for a floating building? I wanted to know how many of my ideas are practicable, and how can it be mechanised; are there any books about magnetic levitation?
Electromagnetic levitation: buildings?
Divya, Electromagnetic Levitation (aka maglev) could be used for buildings, but you would need to secure all four sides otherwise it would slip sideways.
Plus, you would need a very large amount of constant electrical power for the magnets.