Numerical Analysis for Dynamic Characteristics of New Launcher with Coupled Rigid and Flexible Motion


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This paper is concerned with an analysis of the dynamic characteristics of the high performance launcher—rarefaction wave gun(RAVEN) by numerical simulation. Based on its launch mechanism and launch structure, a rigid-flexible coupling dynamic model which considered the coupling effect between the flexible virbation of the launch barrel and the motion behaviors of the other parts of the RAVEN is established via a subsystems method. The actual motion of the projectile and inertial breech during the lauching are described by the interior ballistic equations of the RAVEN. The dynamic characterisitcs of RAVEN is illustrated by the numerical simulation about a small caliber launcher, and the interaction between launch barrel and the other parts is also studied.



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Shengyi Li, Yingchun Liu, Rongbo Zhu, Hongguang Li, Wensi Ding




Y. Z. Wang, "Numerical Analysis for Dynamic Characteristics of New Launcher with Coupled Rigid and Flexible Motion", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 34-35, pp. 44-49, 2010

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October 2010





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