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Windows 7: A curious thing

30 May 2011   #11
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Also wind velocity would affect the bullet. In all the old movies the shooter would throw some dirt in the air to see which way the wind was blowing and adjust his aim.

Jim
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30 May 2011   #12
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

...what about centrigual force applied to the bullet?

MM is right if no centrifugal force or movement by the shooter by rotation.....or wind.

I was just messing with Mickey anyway.

Dennis is a bad influence on me.
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30 May 2011   #13
marsmimar

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This may help to clear things up (or not!) See the sections about Trajectories and Drop of a Bullet.

Gravity Concepts and Applications

But bear in mind that air friction, humidity, temperature, wind, etc will have an effect on a bullet in flight. And also consider that most modern hunting rifles are deliberately sighted in to a specific range ... 100 yards, 200 yards, etc depending on the game one is hunting or the local terrain. As soon as a bullet leaves the muzzle it will begin to rise. Hunters might say their rifle shoots "two inches high at 100 yards and be dead on at 250 yards." The upward trajectory will negate the downward pull of gravity causing a dropped bullet to strike the ground sooner.

Just some good ol' boy Texas shoot 'em up info.
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30 May 2011   #14
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

that's the trouble with physics/applied maths, you're always supposing that things are ideal and perfect.

as we all know, real life is a lot more complicated than that...and it make the sums harder to do...
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30 May 2011   #15
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
This seems hard to believe. A high powered rifle can fire a bullet a very long way
So can Lee. The Git, haha.

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30 May 2011   #16
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

So if you stood in the exact centre of a 250 yard carousel, spinning round at 25 RPM, and old Mr Aherne (from the Government Centre) stood at the edge, would you be able too kill him with a hunting rifle?
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30 May 2011   #17
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
So if you stood in the exact centre of a 250 yard carousel, spinning round at 25 RPM, and old Mr Aherne (from the Government Centre) stood at the edge, would you be able too kill him with a hunting rifle?

I'd leave the ,, Spinning.
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30 May 2011   #18
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

all depends on what colour socks you were wearing...
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30 May 2011   #19
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

If you were stood in the exact centre you wouldn't be moving. Old Mr Aherne on the other hand would be travelling quite fast, he'd have to be tied to a pole.
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30 May 2011   #20
marsmimar

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
So if you stood in the exact centre of a 250 yard carousel, spinning round at 25 RPM, and old Mr Aherne (from the Government Centre) stood at the edge, would you be able too kill him with a hunting rifle?
To hit a moving target one would have to compensate by employing a technique known as "leading the target". This is basically aiming for an imaginary point in front of the target so the trajectory of the bullet intersects the path of the moving target.

If someone was (hypothetically) faced with such a scenario I think they'd much prefer something developed by your country. It's called the STEN.
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