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Chapter 27 vocab

EMT-Navarro chap

Cavitaion A cavity formed by a pressure wave resulting from a bullet
Dissipation of Energy The way energy is transferd to the human body by the force acted upon it
Drag the factors that slow a projectile
Fragmentation The breaking up of a bullet when it impacts
Kinetic Energy The energy contained in a object in motion
Kinetics The branch of mechanics dealing with the motion of matieral bodies
Kinetics of Trauma The science of analyzing mechanism of injury
Mechanism of injury The factors and forces that cause traumatic injury
profile The size and shape of a bullet point of impact
Trajectory The path of a projectile during its travel
Created by: Pamilee3733