Ballistic pendulum
A ballistic pendulum is a device for measuring a bullet's momentum, from which it is possible to calculate the velocity and kinetic energy. Ballistic pendulums have been largely rendered obsolete by m...
Ballistic pendulum - Wikipedia
Ballistic Pendulums Are As Awesome As They Sound
How does a ballistic pendulum give information about a bullet or ball? Here is a derivation of the classic introductory physics problem. ALTHOUGH IT’S NOT always so simple to set up, a ballistic pendu...