Ballistics 101: What Is Pressure?

Ballistics 101: What Is Pressure?

By Nathaniel F

In the first article discussing the mechanisms by which a firearm locks its breech, we mentioned briefly two quantities that are important for small arms design: Pressure, and bolt thrust. The latter we’ll discuss in a later installment, but today we’ll discuss pressure, and why it is important for both the downrange performance of a […]

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