En4 dynamics and vibrations design project optimizing a dynamically tuned projectile launcher synopsis in this project you will use matlab simulations to design a simple system to launch a mass to the. Build your own projectile launcher with teachergeek - send ping pong balls flying, marking the trajectory and distance of your shots and targets the build guide will get you started redesign your launcher with greater accuracy and precision through the optional labs and graphing sheets, then compete in exciting design challenges. Projectile launcher projectile launcher project outline to design and build a catapult that will propel a whiffle ball a minimum of 5m and accurately hit a target criteria: must fit inside a cube of dimensions 12’ width × 12’ height × 12’ depth. The pasco me-6830/me-6831 ballistic pendulum/ projectile launcher (bppl) has been designed for projectile experiments and demonstrations as well as the classic ballistic pendulum experiments the only additional equipment required is a c-clamp for clamping the launcher to a table the features of the ballistic.
As: canon note: i have designed this tutorial with the begining actionscriptor in mind, so i do a lot of in-depth explanation of code if you feel that you are above this level, feel free to just skip around. Projectile launcher the goal build a projectile launcher that launches ping pong balls at set distances of 2m, 4m, 6m, and 8m design requirements. In this experiment, you will use a projectile launcher to fire a ball horizontally a pair of photogates in the launcher will help you measure the initial speed you will use this information and your knowledge of physics to predict where the ball will land when it hits the floor. The projectile launcher project was chosen to build upon the traditional treatment of projectile motion and capitalize on the students’ desires to factor in more realistic effects like air drag.
Use the vernier projectile launcher to investigate important concepts in two-dimensional kinematics launch steel balls at angles between 0 and 70 degrees and over distances up to 25 m the solid, heavy base provides an easy-to-use and reliable setup. Investigating systematic uncertainty and experimental design with projectile launchers authors: chad orzel, gary reich, jonathan marr union college department of physics and astronomy, schenectady, ny 12308. Projectile launcher is a comprehensive projectile system that will make your game more fun it will shoot cannon balls directly at the player, while making the game a little harder as well as more fun every cannon ball has a shadow underneath it, to make the player know where it's going to fall the system automatically calculates the trajectory and shoots cannon balls directly at the desired. The design of a self-correcting projectile launcher is motivated by the desire to improve the accuracy of existing launchers without the use of extensive sensor networks, and to demonstrate the viability of an iterative learning algorithm for disturbance rejection. Design limitations on ultra-high velocity projectile launchers 193 the void spacing ahead of the ith projectile is specified by the condition that, in order to extract maximum energy from the shocked gas, the gas must re-expand at least to a volume equal to that which it had when it first reached the projectile.
An employee of the us army has obtained a patent for a new projectile launcher he designed to help minimize munition weight and volume for future similar platforms paul jackson from the army. The projectile has a mass of 05 lbm the target is located on the ground and 250 ft away the gun will shoot from the ground level at an angle that maximizes the horizontal reach of the projectile. A railgun is a device that uses electromagnetic force to launch high velocity projectiles, by means of a sliding armature that is accelerated along a pair of conductive rails it is typically constructed as a weapon, and the projectile normally does not contain explosives, relying on the projectile's high speed to inflict damage. Design the main component of my project is a projectile launcher attached to a servo the launcher is powered by a spring (compressed to the same distance each time to produce a consistent initial velocity) and loaded with a small metal ball.
Help me make a good projectile launcher i have to design and build a projectile launcher that uses a golf ball to hit a 3 ft diameter traget at a range of 18 to 36 ft the target will be on the ground, and the golf ball must clear a 3 ft high obstacle located 10 ft down range. P5463 projectile launcher mechatronics term project december 17, 2012 po chingchen james cox the prototype design was cheap to manufacture and simple to operate, with little user training required there are various design improvements that could be implemented to further. A large, easy-to-read protractor allows any angle between 0 and 90° to be set securely the sturdy wood base allows the photogate system to be attached at the launch end, regardless of the angle.
Inside what looked like a rocket launcher tube, is a heat projectile attached by a break away bolt to an alloy aluminum tube with ports drilled in it and which acts like a kind of high-pressure chamber the launch tube in which it is mounted acts as the low-pressure chamber. Objective to build a device that will move forward and launch a projectile (pencil) permitted materials the mechanisms which move the launcher and propel the projectile must consist of elastic material such as springs, rubber bands, bungee cord, etc. Projectile launcher this device uses a worm gear to compress a linear spring ammo holder can launch ammo with a variety of different geometries the spring housing can also be easily modified to accommodate various springs create a website or blog at wordpresscom post to. About this mod an alternative option for a missile launcher, projectile was designed to be highly customizable, light-weighted and versatile the projectile features numbers of modifications.
A miniature artillery gun is what my projectile launcher will most resembles it is a practical design for a mounted projectile gun that leaves little room for human error, and when scaled down, it will be capable of firing quickly and efficiently. Design project optimizing a dynamically tuned projectile launcher synopsis in this project you will use matlab simulations to design a simple system to launch a mass to the maximum possible height you will assembleand test the device, and measure the velocity of the. Virtual trebuchet 20 virtualtrebuchet is a web based trebuchet simulator that will allow you to quickly evaluate different trebuchet configurations to begin, enter the parameters of your trebuchet in the input boxes on the left.