This updated volume concentrates on the principles of ballistics, and is illustrated by reference to military applications. The subject is broadly divided into its components of internal, intermediate, external and terminal ballistics. Faced with the complexity and sophistication of modern hardware, the fighting soldier needs to appreciate the task of telling a design team what the equipment has to do, and needs to know enough technology to understand the design implications of what is being asked for. As the book is intended for use by both army officer and scientist, some of the chapters are divided into two sections. The first part is largely qualitative while the second part provides a mathematical background for further study.
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Book Description Pergamon Press, 1983. Book Condition: Poor. Volume 10. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Pages been cut;, 700grams, ISBN:008028342X. Bookseller Inventory # 6443687
Book Description Brassey's, Oxford, 1983. Glossy Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Glossy hard cover with darkened spine. Contents tight and clean with previous owner's name on front e/p. 214pp with illustrations. Nice copy. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 24724