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Title: An Evaluation Method for the Effectiveness of a Muzzle Brake During Small Arms Firings
Author(s): Georgeta-Diana Nistoran   Ioan Vedinaș   Alin-Constantin Sava   Laviniu Haller      

Abstract: This paper analyzes the muzzle brake of a 12.7 mm caliber sniper rifle; its efficiency and performance are discussed. Within the overview regarding the processes involved in a self-reloading weapon, the operating principle of a muzzle brake is detailed. A 3D scanning method is presented, as well as Schlieren imaging and the use and purpose of blast pressure probes.

Keywords: muzzle brake, efficiency, 3D scanning, Schlieren, blast pressure probes

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