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Old August 7, 2012, 05:47 PM   #5
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This is not a simple division problem. The distance from bullet to breech is constantly increasing as the bullet travels down the barrel and the bullet is accelerating, so the change in distance the shock wave travels is not linear. This is a differential equations calculus problem.
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