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Gauss Rifle

Basic information

Project ID: AEE-2017-29

Students: Aleksi Kotiranta, Markus Åkerlund, Olli Huitti, Jaakko Hurmola, Bilal Mustafa, Abid Saleem

Project manager: Bilal Mustafa

Instructor: Antti Lehikoinen

Other advisors:

Starting date: 5.1.2017

Completion date:12.5.2017


To design and build a Gauss Rifle (3-phase asynchronous motor) capable of propelling standard 0,33 l aluminum cans at a velocity between 50 and 100 m/s for promotional purposes.

Summary of results

Functioning frequency converter-powered design

Design for a high frequency DC/AC-inverter power source

Comsol Model provided as a prototype for users

Software running on an Arduino microcontroller giving the provision to change frequency

Reliable electrical and mechanical design





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Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation Business aspect slides FFinal.pptx May 15, 2017 by Bilal Mustafa
Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation G29 Final Gala PresFF.pptx May 15, 2017 by Bilal Mustafa
PDF File Poster_AEE_2017_29.pdf May 14, 2017 by Timo Oksanen
PDF File PT29 (1).pdf May 15, 2017 by Bilal Mustafa
Multimedia File video-1494799810.mp4 May 15, 2017 by Bilal Mustafa