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Carl Friedrich Gauss

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  • Wrench N RocketsWrench N Rockets Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Best part of the game.
    railgun.jpg

    Wrench N Rockets on
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  • FaricazyFaricazy Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Skull Man wrote: »
    Faricazy wrote: »
    oh

    well that makes a little more sense

    it does?
    yes

    Faricazy on
  • futilityfutility Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited May 2007
    futility wrote: »
    I never understood what the difference between a gauss rifle and rail cannon.

    Someone pleas explain

    bolded cuz I really want to know

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  • potatoepotatoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Gauss Cannon (= Coilgun): A series of magnetic rings, which each pull a magnetic object in turn, accelerating with each ring.

    Railgun:Two 'bars', with an electric force running between them through the projectile, causing an electromagnetic force pointing out of the barrel.





    that;s what a google search yeilded

    potatoe on
    I tried to write "but that" and my hands naturally wrote "butt hat", which is vastly superior in every way.
  • futilityfutility Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited May 2007
    so they're basically the same thing? A gun that uses magnets to fire a projectile?

    futility on
  • DegjoDegjo Registered User
    edited May 2007
    I'd much more rather talk about Karl Strauss

    Degjo on
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  • WindfayirWindfayir Registered User
    edited May 2007
    Hitler.

    Gauss, not Godwin

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  • UrielUriel Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    futility wrote: »
    so they're basically the same thing? A gun that uses magnets to fire a projectile?

    Railguns contain no magnets.

    Uriel on
  • jackaljackal Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Uriel wrote: »
    futility wrote: »
    so they're basically the same thing? A gun that uses magnets to fire a projectile?

    Railguns contain no magnets.

    Railgun is an overloaded term. Are you think of the type of railgun that is a giant gun being moved by railroad?

    jackal on
  • UrielUriel Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    jackal wrote: »
    Uriel wrote: »
    futility wrote: »
    so they're basically the same thing? A gun that uses magnets to fire a projectile?

    Railguns contain no magnets.

    Railgun is an overloaded term. Are you think of the type of railgun that is a giant gun being moved by railroad?

    No.

    I'm talking about the other kind.

    The kind with two "rails" with an electric current running between them.

    Uriel on
  • jackaljackal Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Uriel wrote: »
    jackal wrote: »
    Uriel wrote: »
    futility wrote: »
    so they're basically the same thing? A gun that uses magnets to fire a projectile?

    Railguns contain no magnets.

    Railgun is an overloaded term. Are you think of the type of railgun that is a giant gun being moved by railroad?

    No.

    I'm talking about the other kind.

    The kind with two "rails" with an electric current running between them.

    Aren't the rails electromagnets?

    jackal on
  • UrielUriel Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Nope

    Uriel on
  • Randall_FlaggRandall_Flagg Registered User
    edited May 2007
    what

    yes they are

    electricity runs throgh them to make the gun into an electromagnet

    that is how a railgun works

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  • jackaljackal Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Uriel wrote: »
    Nope

    Every link returned by Google disagrees.

    jackal on
  • UrielUriel Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Yes but the rails themselves are not magnets.

    Until the projectile is inserted.

    Then the whole thing is a magnet.

    Uriel on
  • WindfayirWindfayir Registered User
    edited May 2007
    My wiki, let me show you it

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  • potatoepotatoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Windfayir wrote: »
    My wiki, let me show you it

    This flow of current makes the railgun act like an electromagnet, creating a powerful magnetic field in the region of the rails up to the position of the projectile.

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    I tried to write "but that" and my hands naturally wrote "butt hat", which is vastly superior in every way.
  • UrielUriel Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    So it does not, as it were, "contain" any magnets.

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  • potatoepotatoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    A railgun consists of two parallel metal rails (hence the name) connected to an electrical power supply.

    potatoe on
    I tried to write "but that" and my hands naturally wrote "butt hat", which is vastly superior in every way.
  • ShinobiShinobi Registered User
    edited May 2007
    http://www.powerlabs.org/coilguns.htm

    This site has a bunch of cool stuff some scientist made.

    Shinobi on
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  • MgcwMgcw Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Fallout wrote: »
    candlemass rules

    i think

    i can't remember if i've ever listened to them

    Nightfall

    Right now

    You fool!

    Mgcw on
  • #pipe#pipe Cocky Stride, Musky odours Pope of Chili TownRegistered User regular
    edited May 2007
    everybody stop talking about Guass Guns and just build your own.

    #pipe on
  • Skull ManSkull Man Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    when my roommate was kicked out of the dorm the last thing he said to me was

    "I'm going to build a railgun and fucking kill you one day"

    and now there are plans on the internet

    great

    grand

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  • potatoepotatoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    god i hope he hurries up

    potatoe on
    I tried to write "but that" and my hands naturally wrote "butt hat", which is vastly superior in every way.
  • FalloutFallout GIRL'S DAY WAS PRETTY GOOD WHILE THEY LASTEDRegistered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Magicawe wrote: »
    Fallout wrote: »
    candlemass rules

    i think

    i can't remember if i've ever listened to them

    Nightfall

    Right now

    You fool!

    roger that

    except instead of right now it has to be in the future because i am too tired and

    well i'm not drunk anymore

    but still too tired

    lbuhsg a bhs lgslghsg

    zzzz

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  • potatoepotatoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    shhh

    he's sleeping now


    isn't he cute when he's sleeping?


    like a little angle

    potatoe on
    I tried to write "but that" and my hands naturally wrote "butt hat", which is vastly superior in every way.
  • Skull ManSkull Man Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    potatoe wrote: »
    god i hope he hurries up

    hey now

    Skull Man on
  • potatoepotatoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    Skull Man wrote: »
    potatoe wrote: »
    god i hope he hurries up

    hey now

    i say this because your super awesomeness will prevent him from killing you and then he will have supplied you with a rail gun to take over the world

    potatoe on
    I tried to write "but that" and my hands naturally wrote "butt hat", which is vastly superior in every way.
  • Skull ManSkull Man Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    potatoe wrote: »
    Skull Man wrote: »
    potatoe wrote: »
    god i hope he hurries up

    hey now

    i say this because your super awesomeness will prevent him from killing you and then he will have supplied you with a rail gun to take over the world

    man I love you potatoe

    you said exactly the right thing to go along with my wonderful altered mood

    Skull Man on
  • FramlingFramling Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    I think I almost gave Jordyn a seizure earlier.

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  • JordynJordyn Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    you are a sonofabitch and I was almost ready to divorce you right then and there

    Jordyn on
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  • potatoepotatoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    please tell

    potatoe on
    I tried to write "but that" and my hands naturally wrote "butt hat", which is vastly superior in every way.
  • FramlingFramling Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    (Note: Jordyn really likes the Monkees. (I thought about spelling that 'Monkeys,' but she probably would divorce me for that.)

    So we were at the record store, and she was looking at the first volume of DVDs of the Monkees. And I walk up and go "Oh wow, they had a show?"

    And she got this look on her face and started breathing all angry.

    It was pretty funny.

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  • potatoepotatoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    it's the little things like that that make the world go 'round

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    I tried to write "but that" and my hands naturally wrote "butt hat", which is vastly superior in every way.
  • JordynJordyn Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    I fucking hate you.

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  • potatoepotatoe Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    do you have a set of sheets that he can use for the couch?

    potatoe on
    I tried to write "but that" and my hands naturally wrote "butt hat", which is vastly superior in every way.
  • BusterKBusterK Negativity is Boring Cynicism is Cowardice Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    I remember watching that as a kid
    Sometimes they would show an episode from towards the end of the series run that was almost
    all concert footage
    I thought it was pretty boring then
    I'd probably like it now

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  • AbracadanielAbracadaniel Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    I had no idea you were a big fan of the Monkees Jordyn.

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  • JordynJordyn Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    because you're a dummy danno.

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  • AbracadanielAbracadaniel Registered User regular
    edited May 2007
    did you know that one of their mothers invented the windshield wiper?

    I bet you did.

    Abracadaniel on
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