terminal ballistics


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terminal ballistics

The study of projectile (bullet) penetration of solids—e.g., ballistic gelatine, solid surfaces, and in animal tissue.
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VOLUME 1 GENERAL EXPLOSION MECHANICS EXTERIOR BALLISTICS INTERIOR BALLISTICS LAUNCH DYNAMICS VOLUME 2 TERMINAL BALLISTICS & IMPACT PHYSICS VULNERABILITY Author Index
Keith was an expert on cast lead bullets and believed the cast lead semi-wadcutter bullet in a magnum caliber revolver with at least a 1200 fps muzzle velocity was pretty much the answer for effective terminal ballistics in handguns, and it only got better as the bore diameter increased.
Before providing an explanation of the JSWB IPT's results, a brief discussion of small caliber, high velocity terminal ballistics is in order.
They provide outstanding external and terminal ballistics and bring many advances to muzzleloader hunting.
The encouraging terminal ballistics I had seen with the 225 gr.
It is always interesting to read about the latest gee-whiz bullet that offers a zillion feet-per-second velocity, retains 100 percent of its weight in terminal ballistics and yields consistent, perfect expansion with deep penetration, but how often is that needed for every day shooting?
They have approximately 35 percent less weight than jacketed lead-core bullets, higher velocity, flatter trajectory, less recoil, less potential for ricochets, and highly effective and predictable terminal ballistics.
The terminal ballistics of the ELD-X bullet punched through the left shoulder bone, expanded enough to go through the heart, taking out both lungs and causing severe damage to the right shoulder.
As for the velocity and downrange terminal ballistics, there are very few auto-pistols and their cartridges out there that can surpass or even equal that kind of performance.
It is filled with color photographs of comparative slug tests made by Tom Burczynski, the terminal ballistics genius who invented bullets like the Hydra-Shok.
Topics will cover interior ballistics, exterior ballistics, launch dynamics, explosion mechanics, vulnerability, and terminal ballistics.
Each load will be weighted by test phase and will be combined to give the Terminal Ballistics Value.
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