In-Bore Projectile Dynamics in the Linear Induction Launcher (LIL) Part I: Oscillations

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

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Abstract

The projectile in a linear induction launcher is subject to centering (levitation) forces, as well as propelling ones. Due to their uneven distribution, these forces give rise to rotation, as well as translation of the projectile axis. This paper assesses these motions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)484-488
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Volume31
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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