Solution: What average force is necessary to stop a .45 caliber bullet?

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What average force is necessary to stop a .45 caliber bullet?

Problem Statement:

What average force is necessary to stop a .45 caliber bullet of mass of 15 grams and speed of 300 m/s as it penetrates a block to a distance of 5 cm?

  • A. 12.5 kN
  • B. 13.0 kN
  • C. 13.5 kN
  • D. 12.0 kN

Problem Answer:

The average force is necessary to stop a .45 caliber bullet is 13.5 kN.

Solution:

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