interior ballistics

interior ballistics

[in′tir·ē·ər bə′lis·tiks]
(mechanics)
The science concerned with the combustion of powder, development of pressure, and movement of a projectile in the bore of a gun.
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There are also interior ballistics calculators such as Quick Load, which models propellant thermodynamics and combustion.
Here a person with a keen understanding of interior ballistics has laid out his findings for us.
The interior ballistics of a shotshell are among the most complex in ballistic science, and the CleanShot shell ranks right up there as an extremely complex system.
Now that I've raised a red flag or two with which you should be concerned before logging in a chambering job, I'll rely on your common sense to lock in to your memory as much as it will retain regarding interior ballistics and move right along.
Topics will cover interior ballistics, exterior ballistics, launch dynamics, explosion mechanics, vulnerability, and terminal ballistics.
Interior ballistics is the science of projectile behavior from the beginning of movement to the moment it exits the muzzle of the firearm.
Hubble, Interior Ballistics, as a professor of guidance psychology at the University of Oregon from 1960 to 1969, as a psychologist/counselor at the University of California-Irvine from 1970 to 1976 and as a docent at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.
The text is divided into three parts on interior ballistics, exterior ballistics, and terminal ballistics (the phase that begins when a projectile reaches a target).
Winchester asserts that the high efficiency of the short, fat WSSM case design improves the interior ballistics of the cartridge by exposing more propellant surface area to the primer and making ignition more consistent.
Among these were the adoption of steam propulsion on warships and the developments in naval ordnance, such as shell guns, improvements in interior ballistics, rifling, and the transition to breech loading.
QuickLOAD is an interior ballistics program, and the exhaustive nature of the software is a bit of a jaw dropper.
In these proceedings from the May 2005 conference, participants describe their research in terminal ballistics, including tests on alternate armors, as well as fluid structure interactions, perforation and penetration mechanics, shock and impact on high rate loads, interior ballistics, fluid flow and aerodynamics, and systems and technology.

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