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Understanding Firearm Ballistics explains basic to advanced firearm ballistics in understandable terms. The only complete reference book of extensive information. An authoritative & standard reference work for advanced studies. Required reading for firearm owners. 430 pages of little known facts illustrated with drawings & charts. A complete guide full of valuable data with illustrations, tables, tips, glossary, index, and detailed factual information. A must for beginner or expert. 6th printing.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"Written in a clear and friendly style...this book guides the reader to a strong intermediate level of knowledge. The focus remains practical, leading the reader to a better understanding of what happens in the field during the bullet's flight from gun to target."
--Now endorsed by The National Rifle Association in a great review in the October 2000 issue of the American Rifleman
The earlier, shorter version received these great reviews.
"This book is a 'gotta have'."
--Preparedness Journal, senior editor Alan Sweatfield.
"An extremely useful tool."
--Guns & Ammo associate editor Phil Spangenberger.
"This book is top drawer. An important book."
--The Varmint Hunter Magazine editor in chief Ned Kalbfleish.
"One of the most useful firearms-related books published this century." --Handloader associate editor Al Miller.
"This book is a must have."
--Machine Gun News technical editor Dan Shea.
"I recommend it highly."
--Shooting Sportsman's Stephan J. Bodio
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Chapter 1 - Firearm Operation & Basic History......................Page 1
Chapter 2 - Mathematics
Chapter 3 - Basic Laws of Physics, Newton & Galileo
Chapter 4 - Primers, Powder & Gas Expansion
Chapter 5 - Interior -- Basics & Pressure
Chapter 6 - Recoil
Chapter 7 - Basic Steel Properties & Applications
Chapter 8 - Gyroscopic Stability
Chapter 9 - Spin --Gyroscopic Drift
Chapter 10 - Ricochets & Brush Deflection
Chapter 11 - Barrels
Chapter 12 - Rifling -- Twist
Chapter 13 - Velocity & Drag
Chapter 14 - Ballistics Coefficients, SD, & Form Factors
Chapter 15 - Cartridge Details
Chapter 16 - Bullet Design & performance
Chapter 17 - Trajectory
Chapter 18 - Minute of Angle & Evaluation of Target Groups
Chapter 19 - Maximum Range
Chapter 20 - Wind Deflection
Chapter 21 - Shotgun -- Pellet & Buckshot Ballistics
Chapter 22 - Handguns
Chapter 23 - Air Guns to Muzzle-Loaders to Cannons
Chapter 24 - Terminal Ballistics - General
Chapter 25 - Terminal Ballistics - Game & Hunting
Chapter 26 - Terminal Ballistics - Self Defense
Chapter 27 - Miscellaneous Ballistic Information
Chapter 28 - Forensic Evidence
Chapter 29 - Glossary of Ballistic Terms
About the Author..............................................Page 427