But the shot advances during the combustion of the cordite, and the chief problem in interior ballistics is to adjust the G.D.
Interior Ballistics The investigation of the relations connecting the pressure, volume and temperature of the powder-gas inside the bore of the gun, of the work realized by the expansion of the powder, of the V FIG.
A great change has come over interior ballistics in recent years, as the old black gunpowder has been abandoned in artillery after holding the field for six hundred years.
BALLISTICS (from the Gr.
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