I'm trying to understand the mechanics of bows, i haven't studied much material science or physics so im having some trouble progressing.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I am trying to calculate and/or derive a method of calculating the power of a bow of specific length and curve.

To simplify it i am assuming initially that the bow is a single curve of a uniform rod. I will be comparing materials.

Does anyone have any suggestions on how best to go about this? I keep hitting a brick wall :s

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# Bows & Crossbows

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