Internal Ballistics (Paperback)
This vintage book contains a detailed guide to ballistics, with a special focus on internal ballistics and the general principles thereof. Including interesting historical information and detailed scientific explanations, "Internal Ballistics" is highly recommended for modern readers with an interest in the history of ballistics and guns. Contents include: "Explosive Substances in General", "Fired Gunpowder", "Ignition", "Tension of Gases", "Products of Combustion", "Temperature of Combustion", "Force of the Power", "Combustion", "M. Sarrau's Formulae", "Internal Ballistics in Relation to Gun Construction", "Concluding Remarks", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete the original text and artwork. This book was first published in 1889.