Initial Fragment Velocity for Cylindrical Charge

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Initial Fragment Velocity can be used with other ballistic equations to predict either danger areas or fragment penetration.

Gurney constant (\sqrt{2E}) for some common explosives:

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Resource:
  • "Formulae for Ammunition Management." International Ammunition Technical Guideline. 1st ed. New York: UN, 2013. 2-3.UN SaferGuard. United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), 20 May 2013. Web. 12 June 2015. <http://www.un.org/disarmament/convarms/Ammunition>.