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Performance Firearms and Thermodynamics. Part 2

Performance Firearms and Thermodynamics. Part 2

by Adam Devine
In Part I of this article, I talked a little bit about materials and their thermal conductivity. The gist of that first piece was to illustrate the importance of material choices in high performance machines—among which we would like to count fire…
Performance Firearms and Thermodynamics. Part I

Performance Firearms and Thermodynamics. Part I

by Adam Devine, Ranger Point Precision
Embed from Getty ImagesUnless you work as an engineer, you probably haven’t given much thought to thermodynamics since your last physics class. If you bring up the topic whilst hot tubbing, people will start putting their clothes back on. It is a…