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The Chemistry of Propellants
Thermodynamics of a Gun System
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acceleration ammunition atoms average ballistic chronograph ballistic pendulum ballistite balls basic Benjamin Robins billiard billiard balls black powder body bullet burning rate calorie carbon cartridge cause cellulose cent century Chapter chemical energy chronograph combustion converted cylinder degree developed diphenylamine distance equal equation ergy exert explosive Fahrenheit feet per second fired foot-pounds force acting formula ft/sec genie given grains gram gun barrels gun's guncotton hydrogen ignition inches increase inside a gun interior ballistics lant Law of Thermodynamics mass measure mechanical energy mechanical equilibrium metric system mole molecules momentum motion Newton's nitrate radical nitric acid nitrocellulose nitroglycerin nozzle obtain oxygen peak pressure pellant percentage nitration physical piston potassium nitrate pound pressure level projectile velocity propellant charge quantity of gas quantity of heat ratio reaction recoil energy result rifle rocket Second Law shot simple temperature thermal Third Law tion tube units volume weight