Home     Contact     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS     Terms of services     Privacy policy  
   
 Home      Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science   


<< Back to INDEX

Probably the Best DIY Railgun Thus Far [Project]
posted October 30 2014 21:15.07 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Definitely not even close to the Navy Railgun Prototype which can hurl a 10-kilos projectile with a speed of 8.000Kmph, but this amazing instructable made by Kevin Zhang the best I've seen so far.

It uses compressed air to shoot the projectile with an initial speed of 148mps (that's about 533 Kmph) and then releases the 1.4KJ of energy stored in the capacitors to further proper the projectile up to 204 mps or 735 Kmph.

The hole design and material selection gets a 10/10 and also a 10+ for the documentation.


[Link]
 
Share



You might also like...


Make this 3D-printed cornstarch flamethrower for the zombie apocalypse

IViny Compact Data Acquisition Device [Project]

Arduino based Temperature and Humidity/Humidex meter with DHT22 sensor and color LCD [Project]

How to wind a toroid inductor, a quick tutorial [Project]

Drive a Nokia 5110 84x48 LCD display with Arduino [Project]

Hands on Digital Electronics - A simple 2 digits Counter [Project]

LTC2946 - Wide Range I2C Power, Charge and Energy Monitor [Chip Ideas]

Joytone Joystick-based Musical Instrument [Project]


<< Back to INDEX



Comments

  Name

  Email (shall not be published)

  Website

Notify me of new posts via email


Write your comments below:
BEFORE you post a comment:You are welcome to comment for corrections and suggestions on this page. But if you have questions please use the forum instead to post it. Thank you.


      

No comment yet...

Be the first to comment on this page!












 Contact     Forum     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS   

Site design: Giorgos Lazaridis
© Copyright 2008
Please read the Terms of services and the Privacy policy