By: Matthew Staley

    Class: Phys 211
    Date: November 24, 2010


Modern weapons are designed to deliver a large amount of force to a target at a great distance. To do this engineers have needed in-depth knowledge of physics to do so.
    Hand held weapons are often rated with certain amounts of stopping power, and range. Stopping power is a measurement of how well a weapon is at neutralizing a combatant, so that they are no longer threat. While the range is the distance at which the stopping power can be delivered.