wound ballistics


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wound ballistics

The study of projectiles (bullets) as they penetrate tissue.

wound ballistics

The study of the effects on the body produced by penetrating projectiles.
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With so many excellent brands of JHP handgun ammo on the market, there was something in particular about this new type of ammo which attracted my attention: the promise of low recoil while still offering effective wound ballistics. The projectiles are light and need less propellant to make them travel very fast.
Wound Ballistics. The FBI website article "Handgun Wounding Factors and Effectiveness," explains quite plainly the mechanics of projectile wounding.
Martin Fackler as the guru of wound ballistics, appears to approve of the .38 wadcutter as a self-defense load, since it cuts a full-width wound channel at close self-defense ranges and produces surprisingly deep penetration.
I was fortunate to extensively interview a military professional who worked in a wound ballistics facility.
Topics discussed on the first day will include an overview of the Dubai police forensic services, wound ballistics, marijuana detection, and pathology.
So, let's examine individually their characteristics, each from the all-important wound ballistics perspective only and see if we can really determine which is best.
Cutting to the quick, it's because of the wound ballistics potential of its large-caliber, heavy bullet.
Among the topics are alcohol poisoning, bacterial tracheitis, cardiomyopathy, cyanide poisoning, elbow injuries, gastric outlet obstruction, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, lightning injuries, mitral valve prolapse, otologic trauma, pediatric pneumonia, reactive arthritis, snake envenomation, cutaneous tinea infections, and wound ballistics. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
Wound ballistics: a review of common misconceptions.
The science of wound ballistics and bullet design is simply not the same beastie it was a generation ago.
The two hours of academic training and education include, defensive pistol history, attributes in firearms selection, understanding concepts including terminal velocity and yawing to wound ballistics and kinetic energy.
The former director of the US Army's Wound Ballistics Laboratory, Dr Martin Fackler has effectively debunked a number of myths over the years, like "stopping power" and he has this to say about hydrostatic shock: "A projectile crushes the tissue it strikes during penetration and it may impel the surrounding tissue outward (centrifugally) away from the missile path.