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The Rail Gun: A Renovating Ratio

Student: James Lees

District/Region: Chignecto Central Region

Event: 2012 Canada-Wide Science Fair

Grade 8 - East Pictou Rural Middle School

A rail gun is also known as a linear magnetic accelerator. It uses the electromagnetic field to propel projectiles at high speeds. In the experiment devised several different variables were tested and results were recorded for each. The rail gun constructed produced semi consistent results. The hypothesis was disproved however it was found that the approach to experimentation could be modified to produce favourable results.




James Lees

James Lees - The Rail Gun: A Renovating Ratio

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