EMLA-I-P
Electromagnetic Linear Accelerator 1-Plasma Class

 EMLA-I-P

 This is the first railgun demonstration. Created with steel rails, Plexiglas, simple contact switch, and clamps. While it is simple, in time the design will improve and with work, the plasma range and projectile compatability.

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STATS:

  • General:
    • Designation: EMLA-I-P
    • Name: Electromagnetic Linear Accelerator I- Plasma
    • Stages: 1
    • Design Type: Non-portable Unit
    • Loading Type: Breach Loading
    • Switching-Washer Contact
    • Charger Type: Wall Voltage Multiplier Unit
  • Barrel Description:
    • Rail Material: Steel

          Dimensions-

    • Length: 0.460 m
    • Height: 0.015 m
    • Width: 0.004 m

          Bore Dimensions-

    • Height: 0.015 m
    • Width: 0.01 m
  • Capacitors:
    • Capacitance: 13,600 uF
    • Voltage: 340 VDC
  • Projectile:
    • Projectile Type: Aluminum based Plasma Projectile

    Measured:

    • No measurements
  • Calculated:
    • Stored Energy: 786 J