Numerical Analysis of the Dynamic Impact of a Gun Barrel During Firing

  • Krzysztof JamroziakEmail author
  • Miroslaw Bocian
  • Dariusz Pyka
  • Maciej Kulisiewicz
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 934)


The phenomena found in the UKM-2000P machine gun barrel during the firing were investigated. The aim was to evaluate how the change in the center of the mass of the projectile being fired affects the occurring barrel vibrations. Numerical simulations were performed in the ABAQUS program, and then the results were compared with the experimental results. The relationship between the vibrations caused by the mass movement in the barrel and the direction of the projectile was determined.


Dynamic impact Gun barrel Barrel vibration 



Calculations have been carried out in Wroclaw Centre for Networking and Supercomputing (, grant No. 452.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krzysztof Jamroziak
    • 1
    Email author
  • Miroslaw Bocian
    • 1
  • Dariusz Pyka
    • 1
  • Maciej Kulisiewicz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanics, Materials Science and EngineeringWroclaw University of Science and TechnologyWroclawPoland
  2. 2.Faculty of Technology and EngineeringWroclaw University of Science and TechnologyWalbrzychPoland

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