set forward force

set forward force

[′set ′fȯr·wərd ‚fȯrs]
(mechanics)
The forward force of inertia which is created by the deceleration of a projectile, missile, or bomb when impact occurs; the forces are directly proportional to the deceleration and mass of the parts being decelerated. Also known as impact force.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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