An Introduction to the Ballistics & Technical Design of Ammunition

An Introduction to the Ballistics & Technical Design of Ammunition : Contains 'Best-Load' Technical Data for Over 200 of the Most Popular Calibers

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- For The Expert Marksman & Reloader - "Know Your Ammo" is designed to show the "best of the best" ballistics and loading data. The manual is also designed to compare the performance and design characteristics of over 200 popular rounds of ammunition based on maximum muzzle velocity. The manual gives an introduction to the following: 1.) The background, notes, assumptions and formulas used when calculating the ballistic characteristics of ammunition. 2.) Individual tables of ammunition characteristics for over 200 calibers or rounds of ammunition. 3.) A Chart of Gun Powder burn rates. 4.) An Overview of Explosives. 5.) Several Emergency and Survival Preparedness Guides The Following Characteristics are explained and listed in the manual for ease of comparison between rounds (for example - comparing the Optimum Take-down Weight of a .223 vs. 7.62 x 39 mm): Bullet Weight ( Grains): Cartridge Charge (Grains): Muzzle Speed (feet per second): Actual Chamber Pressure in (CUP's): Maximum Allowable SAAMI Pressure (CUP's): Accurate PowderTM Type: Bullet Type (i.e. FMJ, JHP, SWG, etc.): Maximum Cartridge Length (inches): Brass Length (inches): Bullet Length (inches): Bullet Width (inches): Muzzle Energy (foot-pounds): Recoil Impulse I (pound-seconds): Free Recoil Speed VG (feet per second): "Kick" - Free Recoil Energy EG (foot-pounds): Minimum Length of Twist Required for Optimum Stability (inches): Density of Loading: The Rotational Speed in RPM (Revolutions per second): Prof. Hunter John Taylor's Knockout Blow: Sectional Density: Editor John Wooter's L-factor: Ballistic Expert Ed Matuna's Optimum Takedown Game Weight (pounds): Momentum (pounds - feet per second): Maximum Potential Energy of Ignited Powder (foot-pounds): Efficiency of Maximum Energy Produced (%): Average Speed of Bullet in the Barrel (feet per second): Average Pressure on the Bullet in the Barrel (CUP's): Average Energy of the Bullet in the Barrel (foot-pounds): Approximate Ballistic Coefficient: Absolute Effective Range at Sea Level (feet): Absolute Effective Range with 10 mph Tail Wind (feet): Representative Weight of Weapon (pounds): Ratio of Muzzle Energy to Weight of Weapon (%): Bullet Drop at various ranges: Also see these classics: "Know Your Ammo!" Manual & Guide to Reloading & Comparing the 'Best of the Best' Loads. - https: // - $19.95 - 268 pages The Basics of Firearms - https: // - $19.95 - 214 pages An Introduction to the Ballistics of Firearms - https: // - $19.95 - 362 pages A Comprehensive Guide to Handgun Ammunition - https: // - $19.95 - 510 pages A Comprehensive Guide to Rifle Ammunition Vol. 1 - https: // - $24.95 - 446 pages A Comprehensive Guide to Rifle Ammunition Vol. 2 - https: // $24.95 - 566 pages The Basics of Explosives Vol. 1 - https: // $19.95 - 246 pages The Basics of Explosives Vol. 2 - https: // $19.95 - 214 pages A Comprehensive Guide to Munitions - https: // $19.95 - 402 pages Military History - https: // $19.95 - 292 pages U.S. Special Operations Command - https: // $19.95 - 214 pages Warfare - https: // $19.95 - 402 pages
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Product details

  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 15.49mm | 775.64g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507581343
  • 9781507581346
  • 1,932,364

About Paul F Kisak

Paul F. Kisak has degrees in Engineering Physics & Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan and is an Engineer & Former Intelligence Officer for the CIA & US Intelligence Community with over 31 years of study in ballistics, hand-loading and the analysis and mathematical modeling of weapons and weapons systems. He has authored several books and has been a Contributing Author for The International Encyclopedia on Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence and written several award-winning scientific & software manuals that have been sold in more than a dozen countries. He has also appeared in Marquis "Who's Who in the World" & "Who's Who in Science & Engineering" and continues to edit and write.
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