High-speed measurement of firearm primer blast waves

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Courtney, Michael; Daviscourt, Joshua; Eng, Jonathan; Courtney, Amy;
(2012)
  • Subject: Physics - Popular Physics

This article describes a method and results for direct high-speed measurements of firearm primer blast waves employing a high-speed pressure transducer located at the muzzle to record the blast pressure wave produced by primer ignition. Key findings are: 1) Most of the ... View more
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