muzzle energy

The kinetic energy of a projectile at the point of emergence from the muzzle of a gun
See Also: muzzle velocity

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  • Muzzle energy — is the kinetic energy of a bullet as it is expelled from the muzzle of a firearm. It is often used as a rough indication of the destructive potential of a given firearm or load. The heavier the bullet and the faster it moves, the higher its… …   Wikipedia

  • muzzle energy — noun : the energy of impact of a bullet at the velocity developed at the muzzle of the piece and calculated according to the formula ME = V²/7000 ÷ 2gXw where ME represents muzzle energy in foot pounds, V2 the square of the muzzle velocity in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • muzzle energy — žiotinė energija statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Apibrėžtį žr. priede. santrumpa( os) Santrumpą žr. priede. priedas( ai) MS Word formatas, MS Word formatas atitikmenys: angl. gun energy; muzzle energy rus. дульная энергия ryšiai: sinonimas –… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • muzzle energy — šaudmens energija žiotyse statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Sviedinio (kulkos, minos) kinetinė energija išlėkimo iš vamzdžio momentu. Šaudmens energija žiotyse lemia didžiausiąjį šaudymo nuotolį ir šaudmens kaunamąją galią. atitikmenys: angl.… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • Muzzle velocity — For the computer video game, see Muzzle Velocity (computer game). Muzzle velocity is the speed a projectile has at the moment it leaves the muzzle of the gun[1]. Muzzle velocities range from approximately 400 ft/s (120 m/s) to… …   Wikipedia

  • Muzzle flash — of an Israeli Merkava IIId Baz tank IMI 120 mm gun …   Wikipedia

  • Muzzle brake — The muzzle brake of the 105 mm gun on an AMX 10 RC fighting vehicle …   Wikipedia

  • Muzzle booster — A muzzle booster or recoil booster is a device affixed to the muzzle of a firearm, intended to harness the energy of the escaping propellant to augment the force of recoil on portions of the firearm. Muzzle boosters are usually used to improve… …   Wikipedia

  • muzzle brake — noun A device placed at the muzzle of a firearm to reduce the recoil energy by redirecting the escaping gases …   Wiktionary

  • Kinetic energy penetrator — French anti tank round with its sabot APFSDS at point of separation o …   Wikipedia

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