Kirkwood-Brinkely's theory

Kirkwood-Brinkely's theory

[′kərk‚wu̇d ′briŋk·lēz ‚thē·ə·rē]
(mechanics)
In terminal ballistics, a theory formulating the scaling laws from which the effect of blast at high altitudes may be inferred, based upon observed results at ground level.
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