Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Projectile velocity and flight time

  1. Aug 22, 2008 #1
    Hi this is my first post here so I hope it's in the right place!

    I am doing a computer course and we are using visual basic which is a programming program!

    I am a hunter and also I am very interested in ballistics of rifles. I want to make a ballistics program using Visual basic but I am stuck on the projectile flight time and velocity.
    Because if I have these two things I can work out bullet drop can I not?

    I have made a sectional density calculator already that was quite simple.

    I know that I need the muzzle velocity of the bullet which is easy, and I also need to know the ballistic co-efficient of a bullet, which I am also a little stuck on. Then I also I guess air drag comes into it which is different at different altitudes.

    So how do I go about calculating these?

    Any help would be much appreciated.



    Regards


    Andrew
     
  2. jcsd
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Can you help with the solution or looking for help too?
Draft saved Draft deleted



Similar Discussions: Projectile velocity and flight time
Loading...