Ballistics: Theory and Design of Guns and Ammunition, Third Edition

Donald E. Carlucci, Sidney S. Jacobson

March 28, 2018 by CRC Press
Reference - 642 Pages - 12 Color & 278 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138055315 - CAT# K33243

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  • Covers interior, exterior and terminal ballistics concepts and applications
  • Provides examples and problems for self-study and use in college courses or training programs
  • Includes software examples for use in ballistics analysis and the design of guns and ammunition
  • Offers new coverage the emerging technology of gas-powered guns, and of modern naval ordinance
  • Offers a Solutions Manual for instructors and training directors
  • Summary

    With new chapters, homework problems, case studies, figures, and examples, Ballistics: Theory and Design of Guns and Ammunition, Third Edition encourages superior design and innovative applications in the field of ballistics. It examines the analytical and computational tools for predicting a weapon’s behavior in terms of pressure, stress, and velocity, demonstrating their applications in ammunition and weapons design. New coverage in the Third Edition includes gas-powered guns, and naval ordinance. With its thorough coverage of interior, exterior and terminal ballistics, this new edition continues to be the standard resource for those studying the technology of guns and ammunition.


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