Describe how a gun barrel affects the flight of a projectile.
DefinitionDescription should include differences in rifling (i.e., lands and grooves).
- What determines the number of lands and grooves found on a bullet?
- What factors can affect the deformation of the bullet?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will investigate and understand the interrelationships among mass, distance, force, and time through mathematical and experimental processes. Key concepts include
- linear motion;
- uniform circular motion;
- projectile motion;
- Newton’s laws of motion;
- planetary motion; and
- work, power, and energy.