What is recoil velocity?

Asked by  | 18th Aug, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

When a bullet a fired, the initial momentum of the bullet + gun system is zero, and after the fire it's also zero, since no external force acts on the system, and to counter the momentum of bullet the gun assumes a velocity backwards or in opposite direction to the bullet, and it's called recoil velocity.
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Answered by  | 18th Aug, 2010, 02:07: PM

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