Motion System Design

Solution to Fun with Fundamentals Puzzler: Shell Shocker

Review the problem: Shell Shocker.

Aided by a loophole in the local county code, Wurme establishes an auxiliary season for electric sporting arms. Using an old rifle stock, some jumper cables, and wire hangers, he concocts a device that would make Horace Smith and Daniel B. Wesson howl. How far can he shoot with this device?

Wurme can shoot about 44.7 meters with his railgun.

 

Try the next Fun with Fundamentals puzzler: This ship is a-sailing ...

 

 

Shell Shocker originally appeared as Fun with Fundamentals Problem 295.

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