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22. What about the force the projectile is exerting against the curved barrel?
Tue Dec 5, 2023, 03:25 PM
Dec 5

As you say, recoil in a normal gun will push the gun and shooter backwards. If you curve the barrel to force the the projectile to reverse course, the projectile will exert an equal force against the barrel, tending to "pull" the gun and shooter forward.

Isn't this forum supposed to be at least partially science-based? NCIndie Dec 5 #1
How lovely... and your proof that it's wrong is? mikelewis Dec 5 #2
I really hope this is all tongue-in-cheek. If so, that's one for you! Just in case... NCIndie Dec 5 #5
Ok... please read a little farther down the post please... There is no plan for a shotgun based propulsion design... mikelewis Dec 5 #7
I read it before I posted. NCIndie Dec 5 #9
I'm not an AI robot and your challenge was based on scientific inquiry. I responded in kind... mikelewis Dec 5 #11
The recoil JackSabbath Dec 5 #28
The recoil pulls the gun away from you? Indeed... but not completely.... mikelewis Dec 5 #29
Interesting topic.... Think. Again. Dec 5 #3
I think you're missing the point... none of those are useful for extended space travel... or can reach similar speeds mikelewis Dec 5 #4
My apologies... Think. Again. Dec 5 #15
All of those have a terrible carbon footprint. mikelewis Dec 5 #21
It's an interesting concept... Think. Again. Dec 5 #35
This message was self-deleted by its author Duppers Dec 5 #25
That is one way to win an arguement... mikelewis Dec 5 #26
This message was self-deleted by its author Duppers Dec 5 #27
My apologies. Duppers Dec 5 #34
Interesting. You mean no CO2 emissions during the operation of the vehicle. NCIndie Dec 5 #6
This isn't about the energy required to run it.. that's still a problem... for a bit... we first have to see.... mikelewis Dec 5 #8
Innovation starts with skeptics being skeptical. I'll take that role. NCIndie Dec 5 #10
I built this idea fighting A for the past year... lol... so thank you I do appreciate skepticism. It built this idea. mikelewis Dec 5 #12
Be combative! NCIndie Dec 5 #13
That is precisely why I am here... I have had my ass handed to me so many times on this forum.... LOL mikelewis Dec 5 #14
He gets more than combative Bernardo de La Paz Dec 14 #57
Not if construction is done... Think. Again. Dec 5 #16
Ok. Namely....? NCIndie Dec 5 #17
Namely what?... Think. Again. Dec 5 #18
You're going to build a car with zero carbon footprint because of renewables+nuclear? NCIndie Dec 5 #19
Yeah.... Think. Again. Dec 5 #20
What about the force the projectile is exerting against the curved barrel? sl8 Dec 5 #22
Correct! However... it's much less than you think... I was shocked too mikelewis Dec 5 #23
I hate ads 😏 mikelewis Dec 5 #24
And to prove that... here's all the math... mikelewis Dec 5 #30
Here, I think, is the fundamental error - whether ChatGPT's or yours, I can't tell from the formatting muriel_volestrangler Dec 14 #73
Well... if you say it... it must be so... mikelewis Dec 14 #74
If you really want to understand, please take just one physics class caraher Dec 14 #75
Holy monkey shit batman... you cracked it... fuck me mikelewis Dec 14 #76
Subtext... mikelewis Dec 14 #77
I did make one mistake caraher Dec 15 #80
Post removed Post removed Dec 15 #82
OK, some numbers for position (Python? Why Python? This is a physics problem, not a numerical procedure) muriel_volestrangler Dec 15 #81
After firing the total momentum is 0... mikelewis Dec 15 #83
Can you try to write better, please? Your questions, or messages, are obscured by your style. muriel_volestrangler Dec 15 #84
And now specifically to your point... mikelewis Dec 5 #31
Why this is actually inline with physics... mikelewis Dec 5 #32
The apparent paradox arises from a simplified view of the situation and is resolved when considering the full complexity mikelewis Dec 5 #33
This part of the argument is where chatgpt is completely botching the physics. Salviati Dec 6 #37
I said that outloud and a goat appeared in my living room... mikelewis Dec 13 #38
Chat GPT is not a content expert. Salviati Dec 6 #36
You are most certainly correct... mikelewis Dec 13 #39
I don't understand, what does the letter 'O' have to do with it!? OKIsItJustMe Dec 13 #40
You are most certainly correct... mikelewis Dec 14 #61
I wouldn't trust ChatGPT to count my toes accurately. It wasn't written to do that. OKIsItJustMe Dec 13 #41
This is one of those things... Salviati Dec 13 #43
Indeed! "What if!?..." OKIsItJustMe Dec 13 #45
Breaking the tyranny of the rocket equation would be a hell of a thing! Salviati Dec 13 #46
Interesting... mikelewis Dec 13 #44
It's an EmDrive. Better tests eliminate it. Bernardo de La Paz Dec 14 #54
There's still some dispute OKIsItJustMe Dec 14 #58
The IVO has test in orbit, past the minimum 1 month pre-test orbit Bernardo de La Paz Dec 14 #60
Frankly, I don't expect it to succeed either OKIsItJustMe Dec 14 #63
Here's an experiment I am eager to see the results of OKIsItJustMe Dec 13 #42
Very cool... mikelewis Dec 13 #47
Here's the fix... mikelewis Dec 13 #48
The problem is you have to carry those anvils. Salviati Dec 13 #52
You only need two anvils... mikelewis Dec 14 #53
"They're trying to move mass with electrons... they need to move mass with mass" Bernardo de La Paz Dec 14 #55
Call me "Mikey Poopie Pants!" mikelewis Dec 14 #56
He did refute them, and you acknowledged as much OKIsItJustMe Dec 14 #59
I lied... mikelewis Dec 14 #67
ok Ptah Dec 14 #68
Why would I pretend such a thing exists? mikelewis Dec 14 #69
This might help: Ptah Dec 14 #70
Not logic. "view count" is not equal to "copy-paste" nor equal to "don't understand the math" Bernardo de La Paz Dec 14 #62
Why on earth do you think I would be trying to use logic against you? mikelewis Dec 14 #64
If you want to be taken seriously, and you clearly do, then don't be childish. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Dec 14 #65
I'm rubber and you're glue... mikelewis Dec 14 #66
Please read: An Alternative Theory of Inertia will Get Tested in Space OKIsItJustMe Dec 13 #49
Yeah... mikelewis Dec 13 #50
scrolling hack mikelewis Dec 13 #51
Mag lev trains use electricity Progressive dog Dec 14 #71
You are of course correct... mikelewis Dec 14 #72
I like ColinC Dec 15 #78
Thank you... this is fun as hell 😃 mikelewis Dec 15 #79
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