When a bullet moves through the air it gains kinetic energy and releases some of the kinetic energy to the air friction. When the bullet hits the target, the target and bullet both get deformed and the kinetic energy of the bullet gets converted to heat energy.

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## How do you solve bullet problems?

## How do you solve ballistic pendulum problems?

## What is the formula for the ballistic pendulum?

(M +m)v2, where M is the mass of the pendulum, m is the mass of the ball, and v is the speed of the center of mass of the combined system after the collision.

## When a bullet is fired in to a wooden block which one of the following is conserved?

The momentum of the bullet would be inside the wooden block, hence conserving the overall momentum.

## What is the velocity of a bullet?

New York: World Book, 1998. “The velocity (speed) of rifle bullets varies between 600 and 5000 feet (180 and 1500 meters) per second. Some bullets can hit targets as far away as 6000 yards (5000 meters).”

## What is the formula for muzzle velocity?

If the mass m and muzzle velocity v of a bullet are known, its kinetic energy and momentum can be determined from the relationships Ek = (1/2)mv2 and momentum p = mv.

## How do you find the initial speed of a bullet from a ballistic pendulum?

## Which two principle of physics are applied to find the velocity of the bullet?

The velocity of the bullet could then be calculated from the known masses of the bullet and block, and from the maximum height reached by the block after impact. Two fundamental principles of physics are used in the calculation: conservation of momentum and conservation of energy.

## What is the speed of the bullet block system after the collision?

Example 3: Bullet and Block – Finding an Initial Velocity After the collision, the bullet + block has a speed of 1.2 m/s.

## What is Ke formula?

Kinetic energy is directly proportional to the mass of the object and to the square of its velocity: K.E. = 1/2 m v2. If the mass has units of kilograms and the velocity of meters per second, the kinetic energy has units of kilograms-meters squared per second squared.

## What are the sources of error in the ballistic measurements?

Some sources of error would be imperfect measuring tools, inconsistency with the shot (firing straight, catching consistently, etc.), and the error encountered when rearranging equations several times.

## Is a ballistic pendulum elastic or inelastic?

In the case of the ballistic pendulum, the collision is inelastic because the bullet is embedded in the block.

## Can a bullet have the same momentum as a truck?

Section 1 Impulse and Momentum: Mastering Concepts SOLUTION: Yes, for a bullet to have the same momentum as a truck, it must have a higher velocity because the two masses are not the same.

## Does bullet have potential energy?

When a bullet is fired from a gun, its potential energy is converted into kinetic energy. When a bullet fired the chemical energy is in form of potential energy is converted in kinetic energy and heat thereby moving bullet out of the barrel. The sum of potential and Kinetic energy is known as Mechanical energy.

## Which is the fastest bullet?

The . 220 Swift remains the fastest commercial cartridge in the world, with a published velocity of 1,422 m/s (4,665 ft/s) using a 1.9 grams (29 gr) bullet and 2.7 grams (42 gr) of 3031 powder.

## What is the energy of a bullet?

Kinetic energy (KE) is half the mass (m) of the bullet multiplied by the velocity (V) squared.KE=1/2mV^2. Velocity is the number of feet (L) the bullet travels every second (t) at a known range.

## Are bullets faster than sound?

The fastest bullets travel more than 2,600 feet per second. That’s equivalent to over 1,800 miles per hour. To put that in perspective, it’s amazing to realize that bullets travel over twice the speed of sound!

## What is the formula for bullet drop?

D=D(R) is the bullet drop at range R given by Equation 1. DZ is the drop of a horizontally fired bullet at the Z range. S is the height of the scope above the barrel.

## Is it possible to dodge a bullet?

Bullet dodging, Scientific American reports, is one such make-believe ability invented by Hollywood. Regardless of your speed and finesse, no human can dodge a bullet at close range. The bullet is simply traveling too fast. Even the slowest handguns shoot a bullet at 760 miles per hour, SciAm explains.

## What’s the velocity of a 22 long rifle?

Standard-velocity: 1,120–1,135 feet per second (341–346 m/s)

## What is the momentum of the bullet before collision What is the momentum of the wooden block before collision?

The momentum of the block/bullet system is conserved. Therefore, the momentum before the collision is the same as the momentum after the collision.

## How do you calculate momentum?

The Momentum Calculator uses the formula p=mv, or momentum (p) is equal to mass (m) times velocity (v).

## Where does kinetic energy go in ballistic pendulum?

In the case of a pendulum total mechanical energy is conserved. So kinetic energy of the pendulum (after firing) is fully converted to potential energy.

## What will be the final velocity of a 5.0 g bullet?

That’s the final velocity of the bullet is 120 m/s, But it covers a distance of .