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Railgun Math Simulator

  1. Dec 18, 2011 #1
    Hey all
    Im a second year engineering student bored as hell in the second week of a 3 month vacation. So i decided to try and build a small railgun capable of launching a projectile(20-40g) to about 400km/h.

    Attached is a excel file. It is a sort of simulation.

    Cells in Blue must be typed in by user.
    Cells in Green list the Current/Mass needed to achieve desired values.
    The Cell in red must get its values from the table at a given point ( you choose )

    This all makes alot more sense with the simulator.
    Please try it out! Any suggestions are welcome! Point out all the mistakes i made ( there must be a few ) and be critical please. This is a dangerous undertaking and i want to be as sure as possible about the math.

    Thank You!

    Attached Files:

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