Ballistic coefficient: What is it? Part 2
by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier Part 1 This report covers: Review Today’s discussion Round balls Conical bullets Smokeless powder A big point Shape Round balls — again The bottom line I’ve taken 11 months to return to this subject of ballistic coefficients (BC)….
Ballistic coefficient: What is it? Part 1
by Tom Gaylord, a.k.a. B.B. Pelletier This report addresses: • Definition of ballistic coefficient (BC). • How are BCs determined? • Bullets and pellets have an additional factor. • BCs are not constants. • BC is an expression of how much velocity is lost in…