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    Learning Projectile Motion via Potato Launchers (Prompt 2) Launching Potatoes through potato launchers may seem like an ordinary activity that people do to have fun but principles of physics are present in this activity. Launching Potatoes through Potato launchers is an example of projectile motion, it also shows how gravity can impact acceleration. Projectile motion occurs when an object is thrown and it moves along a curve due to gravity. The only force that a project has during projectile motion is gravity which causes a downward acceleration. These three principles of physics are present in such a simple activity. The article mentions the students reaction as they observed projectile motion outside, Sevier’s said that students watched and…

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    Trebuchet Research Paper

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    is metric!) projectiles at their enemies. “Trebuchet” is derived from the Middle French verb trebuch, meaning “to tumble or fall over,” in reference to the throwing arm of the trebuchet. Though the first instance of tension or torsion-based artillery is thought to have originated in China as early as the fourth century, the trebuchet was the first war machine to use gravitational and leverage principles to launch a projectile. A catapult uses the elasticity of different materials to provide the…

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    In 1918, the principle of utilising an electromagnetic force to fire projectiles was discovered but focus on railguns have only been intensified since 2012, when the first weaponized rail gun was released by the US navy. Since then, the railgun has been believed to be a powerful weapon that will overshadow other conventional weapons. This investigation is to determine if railguns should replace conventional weapons in the future. Electromagnetic railguns are long range weapons that fires…

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    In this week’s article reflection, I learned more about the AR-10. Springfield Armory selected two rifles in 1956 to be tested for military use. According to Bartocci (2014), almost immediately failures erupted. These would include broken extractors, failures to feed, bolt over base, failures of the muzzle compensator, bent gas tubes and pierced primers. After failing to impress Springfield Armory, the test rifle was sent back to Armalite for correction. A year later, after correcting the…

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    a rifle was when I was sixteen years old and I was sitting in a tree stand with my friend’s dad. A deer was feeding at one hundred and sixty yards so I lined my shot up, looked through the scope and pulled the trigger. At that point I was so excited only until I realized that I missed. My disappointment seemed louder and larger then the report of my gun. Even though it was a miss, it had me wanted to come back for more. Ever since that moment, I have been hooked. Hunting became more than just…

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    Preston Masichuk 12-9-2017 Coated Lead Bullets - Good for High Velocity, Good in the Glock? You can bet on them! PRMA07020 BBS-100 Before RK Campbells article on Coated Lead Bullets I honestly had never heard not to use lead bullets in Glocks. Glocks armors manual states "Use of non-factory loaded ammunition or ammunition loaded with non-jacketed (lead) bullets will void the warranty." (ARMORER'S MANUAL, © Glock 2009, page 82) Upon further research I found that Glock barrels use the polygonal…

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    Nt1310 Unit 1 Assignment

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    To start I will write the answers received in the interview and the book definition the compare the two. All definitions will be taken from the BBS100 text book chapter one. The first answer will be from the interview, and the second being book definition starting with the page it is found on. Trajectory: The path the bullet takes. Page 24: The path of the projectile in flight. Wind drift: The affect of wind on the bullet. Page 8: Bullet flight is affected by wind drift. Recoil: Is the…

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    Gun violence with has been the cause of the deaths of many American adults and children. According to BBC News, there were about 372 mass shootings in the United States in the year of 2015. There was 2015 Umpqua Community College shooting that had killed ten people and wounded 20 by the end of the day. People thought of the shooting with a collective shrug which means that they saw it as another common occurrence and ignored it. The collective shrug shows how America has been comfortable about…

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    Vulpix: A Short Story

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    Destiny Vulpix; Chapter 1 Boom! An explosion bellowed through the city air. I kept running, the ground cooling beneath my feet. I saw a building in the distance. Then half of the first and second floor disappear, unnoticeable to the helicopters in air and hardly to the hovers on the ground. A Hover bursted through the roof behind me I jump off and deployed a parachute, only to have it blown up by the Hovers’ projectile, shaped like a little football but it is propelled through the air by a jet…

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    IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVNAIA, Plaintiff v. Crim. No. 5678 of 2015 GUETTER BALL, Defendant MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN THE CONVICTION OF INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER The Defendant has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, this is from his actions on December 12, 2015. Guetter Ball [hereinafter, “Ball”] was running across a road trying to evade Officer Tray Bagger [hereinafter, “Officer Bagger”] when Bagger was struck by car driving on the road,…

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