Ballistic Pendulum

Notes

The ballistic pendulum was invented by Benjamin Robins in 1742 as a simple method for calculating the muzzle velocity of guns and cannons without needing to measure time.

Media

Bilash Science – Inelastic Collisions: Ballistic Pendulum I (of four) (1:14 – watch from 0:46 to 0:58)

Sam Moore – Ballistics Pendulum Part 2 (0:15)

Exp 1 Ballistic Pendulum (2:03)