| || Muzzle brakes and their Performance
Author : Sirpal, J.P.
Source : Defence Science Journal ; Vol:8(1) ; 1958 ; pp 35-41
Subject : 623.41 Weapon Systems ;621 Mechanical Engineering
Keywords : Weapons ;Equipment ;Muzzle brakes ;Design
Abstract : A criteria for the usefulness of a muzzle brake on any equipment is discussed and applied to existing weapons. Efficiencies of the existing muzzle brakes are also calculated. Design considerations for a muzzle brake are summarized.