Essays Tagged: "Projectile"

How Guns Work

bre cylinders of wrought iron or cast bronze, closed at one end and loaded by placing gunpowder and projectile in the muzzle, or open end.Nowadays firearms are a little more sophisticated.However, the ...

(4 pages) 115 1 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Gun Control Research

Gun ControlA gun is a mechanical device that expels a projectile. In most cases the projectile is a gyroscopically stabilized bullet which can accurately ... l a large distance. Most guns burn solid propellants to produce high-pressure gas, which drives the projectile through the barrel. Guns have been used for hundreds of years in the history of our world ...

(6 pages) 211 1 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Projectile Motion and Arrow Flight

ng speed now, it is coming back to earth. What will be its fate?An arrow is a good example of a projectile. A projectile is an object upon which the only force acting is gravity. It usually unde ... y force acting is gravity. It usually undergoes vertical motion as well as horizontal motion. The projectile, or in this case the arrow, is always being accelerated downwards. (What is a Projectile ...

(5 pages) 27 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Nervous Outfielder

that sends the orb soaring into the air like a shooting star. Through the dark cool night air, the projectile travels deep into the vast green outfield. This could be the moment that you have been w ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Response to Rebecca Solnit's "The Disembodiment of Everyday Life".

m/her oblivious to the wonders of their surroundings. Schivelbusch described the traveler as a mere projectile, thrown through time and space. Although the individual is experiencing "enlightenment", ...

(2 pages) 2043 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Trebuchet

d two pieces of trim nailed together. The chute is a key part of the launch stage ensuring that the projectile has a good start.Finally the release point was a hard factor to determine, considering th ... d the weight of the project meant a different angle for the release had to be determined. A heavier projectile tends to pull the loop off the prong earlier than a lighter projectile does. Golf balls e ...

(3 pages) 838 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Nerve Agents- Exploring the background and power of Nerve Agents

air, mixing the components and allowing both to react and the formation of the nerve agent when the projectile is on its way towards its target, shown in the diagram to the left.Until the collision ... shown in the diagram to the left.Until the collision is made between both liquid canisters, the projectile contains relatively non-toxic initial substances. Which then makes the projectile conside ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.7 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry