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" And when this is compared with the proportion of the velocity and length of gun in the last paragraph, it is evident that we gain extremely little in the range by a great increase in the length of the gun, with the same charge of powder. In fact the range... "
A Course of Mathematics: In Three Volumes : Composed for the Use of the ... - Page 259
by Charles Hutton - 1811
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Aide-mémoire to the Military Sciences: Framed from Contributions ..., Volume 3

1862 - 966 pages
...in the length of the gnn, with the same charge of powder. In fact, the range is nearly as the fifth root of the length of the bore, which is so small an increase, as to amount only to about one-seventh part more range for a double length of gun. From the same Table, it also appears, that...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 9

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1813 - 544 pages
...being the same. And when this is compared with the proportion of the velo-' city and length of the gun in the last paragraph, it is evident that we gain...about a 7th part more range for a double length of » D 4 gun. gun. From the same table it also appears, that the time of the ball'« flight is nearly...
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