In-Bore Projectile Dynamics in the Linear Induction Launcher (LIL) Part II: Balloting, Spinning, and Nutation

Ki Bong Kim, Zivan Zabar, Enrico Levi, Leo Birenbaum

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This paper examines three particular motions, balloting, spinning, and nutation, that may arise during the transit of the projectile within the barrel of a linear induction launcher (LIL). Experimental evidence in a low-velocity LIL confirms the theoretical predictions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)489-492
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1995


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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