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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 2, February 2020 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Design And Fabrication Of Portable Shuttlecock And Tennis Ball Shooting (Training) Machine

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Dr. K. Deepandurai, S. Abishek, N. Devanandh, S. Dineshkumar



Shuttlecock, Tennis ball shooting machine, DC motor, Battery, Gear, Actuator, arduino, Relay.



This paper deals about the design and fabrication of portable badminton and tennis ball shooting machine. There is no machine for a training of shuttlecock and tennis. This project helps to train the players for both shuttlecock and tennis by using a single machine. The primary objective of the project is to give proper oscillating movement to launch the shuttlecock or tennis ball to cover all types of shot. In this project, two high speed Direct Current (DC) motors has been used. Two wheels are connected to the motors individually. The motor setup is connected with a spring to absorb the vibrations. The wheels adjust their space as according to the diameter of the ball. The tennis ball or shuttlecock is fed one by one with the help of gun type DC actuator that is attached to separate dispenser for shuttlecock and tennis ball. The entire setup is mounted on a frame which is connected to a slow speed motor. It is used for the oscillatory movement of a machine. The electrical parts are powered by 12V battery and are controlled with the help of Arduino. The oscillatory frame is set to time limit of three seconds to rotate from left end to the right end. The gun type actuators are programmed to throw the balls one by one with a time limit of one to three seconds. The player can train all types of shots covering all areas of the court with the help of the training machine, helping the low-level academies to train their players.



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