Bibliography
This bibliography page is divided into three sections,
Interior, Exteriror and
Miscellaneous. It is not meant to be an
exhaustive list, just the references that I have used to
compile this site.

Gun Propulsion Technology
,
Edited by Ludwig Stiefel, (Progress in Astronautics And
Aeronautics Vol. #109, Martin Summerfield: Series editor in chief 1988.

Internal Ballistics
ed. Colonel F. R. W. Hunt, Philosophical Library, Inc., 15 East
40th Street, New York, NY, 1951.

Interior Ballistics Modeling Applied to Small Arms Systems
,
Sidney Goldstein, US Army Armament Research and Development
Command, Fire Control and Small Caliber Weapon Systems Laboratory, Dover,
NJ, 1979, Technical Report ARSCDTR79001 [ADA076175]

Interior Ballistics of Guns
,
ed. Herman Krier and Martin Summerfield, Volume 66, Progress in
Astronautics and Aeronautics, American Institute of Aeronautics and
Astronautics, 1979.

Internal Ballistics of SolidFuel Rockets
,
R. N. Winpress, McGrawHill Book Company, Inc., 1950

Theory of the Interior Ballistics of Guns
,
J. Corner, M.A., Ph.D., John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1950.

The Thermodynamics of Firearms
,
Clark Shove Robinson, McGrawHill Book Company, Inc., 1943

A New Rule for Estimating Rifling Twist An Aid to Choosing Bullets and Rifles
Don Miller, Livermore, CA, Precision Shooting, March 2005.
Made available here by permission of the author and Precision Shooting. Don has asked that
anyone that uses this work for commericial purposes first obtain his permission (contact information
in the paper) and that he receive attribution.
A related article
How Good Are Simple Rules For Estimating Rifling Twist
is also available.

Aerodynamic Data for Spinning Projectiles,
H. P. Hitchcock, BRL Report number 620, October 1947, Ballistic
Research Laboratories, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, August 1976,
[800469]  Not much useful information here, but it does give a reference
for the atmospheric conditions for the standard Army Metro

The Aerodynamics of a Spinning Shell,
R. H. Fowler, E. G. Gallop, C. N. H. Lock, and H. W. Richmond,
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A.,
Volume 221, March 1921, pp 295.  One of the original works on bullet
stabilization

Aerodynamics of Bodies of Revolution,
N.F. Krasnov (Tr. Deane N.Morris), American Elsevier Publishing
Company Inc. New York 1970. ISBN 0444000763 Library of
Congress Card Number 73116707. Highly mathematical work.

A Look at Drag Models in Old Small Arms Firing Tables,
Jochem Peelen, Books on Demand, GmbH, 22848 Norderstedt, Germany, 2006.
ISBN10 3833466979, ISBN13 9783833466977. A very nice book on common
and uncommon drag functions. Book includes printout of computer code to
model drag functions and choose drag function for a bullet. A must have
for anybody interested in exterior ballistics. For availability, contact the author,
Jochem Peelen.

An Alternative Form of the Modified
PointMass Equation of Motion,
James W. Bradley, Ballistic Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving
Ground, MD, November 1990, BRLMR3875.

Applied Ballistics for Long Range Shooting
Bryan Litz, Applied Ballistics LLC, 2009. Lots of good information
here including accurate measurements of G7 BCs for a number of long range
bullets and a ballistics software CD.

Ballistic of the Future,
J. M. J. Kooy and J. W. H. Uytenbogaart, McGrawHill Book Company, Inc.
New York, 1946. Very nice treatment of RungeKutta methods (up to
second order coupled systems) and other numerical integration schemes.

Body Alone Aerodynamics of Guided and Unguided Projectiles at
Subsonic, Transonic and Supersonic Mach Numbers,
Frank G. Moore, Naval Weapons Laboratory, Dahlgren, Virginia,
November 1972, [AD754 098]

The Effect of Wind on FlatFire Trajectories,
Robert L. McCoy, BRL Report Number 1900, Ballistic Research
Laboratories, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, August 1976, [ADB012872]
 Derivation of the wind (time delay) formula.

Equations of Motion for a Modified Point Mass Trajectory,
R. F. Lieske, M. L. Reiter, Ballistic Research Laboratory, Aberdeen
Proving Ground, Maryland, March 1966, Report No. 1314.

Estimation of the Static Aerodynamic Characteristics of Ordnance
Projectiles at Supersonic Speeds,
Robert L. McCoy, Ballistic Research Laboratories, Aberdeen
Proving Ground, Maryland, November 1973, [AD771 148]
 Interesting work on modeling the aerodynamic coefficients of bullets

Everyday Ballistics,
Charles S. Cummings, 2nd, Stackpole & Heck, Inc., New York 1950.
 Very basic ballistics book. Answers many of the more common questions.
Check your local library. I know the University of California has a few
copies at various locations.

Exterior Ballistics,
McShane, Kelley and Reno, Univeristy of Denver Press, 1953. 
Hard to find a copy for sale, but most university libraries that I have
checked have copies. Treatment is at the calculus level.

Exterior Ballistics of Small Arms Projectiles,
E. D. Lowry, Research Dept., WinchesterWestern Division, Olin
Mathieson Chemical Corporation, May 4, 1965.  Has some useful formulas
and values for various drag functions as a function of velocity.

Handbook for Shooters & Reloaders,
volumes I and II, P. O. Ackley, Plaza Publishing, 1848 West 2300
South, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1962.  Check your local gun shop  it's
still in print. A wealth of information on wildcat reloading.

Hatcher's Notebook,
Julian S. Hatcher, Major General, USA, retired, Stackpole Books,
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Second printing, 1966.  Articles on many
different subjects  some interesting formulas. It is still in print
and available directly from Stackpole. There is an
errata
available.

How do bullets fly?,
An online work by Ruprecht Nennstiel, the author of
EBV4.
From the abstract:
"This document attempts to explain the basics of the complicated
subject of bullet motion through the atmosphere without using neither
formulas nor mathematical derivations, but expecting familiarity with
the way of physical thinking."

How Good Are Simple Rules For Estimating Rifling Twist
Don Miller, Livermore, CA,
Precision Shooting
June 2009. Made available here with permission
of the author and Precision Shooting.
This article is a followup to Don's earlier article
A New Rule for Estimating Rifling Twist An
Aid to Choosing Bullets and Rifles.

Magnus Characteristics of Arbitrary Rotating Bodies,
I. D. Jacobson, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Advisory
Group for Aerospace Research and Development, AGARDograph number 171,
1973.  Hard to find. Compares some different approaches to calculating
magnus coefficients.

Mathematics for Exterior Ballistics,
Gilbert Ames Bliss, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, New
York, 1944.  A little more mathematical than most. It has a derivation
of the Siacci methods and the differential equations of motion.

"Mc Drag"  A Computer Program for Estimating the Drag Coefficients
of Projectiles,
Robert L. McCoy, Technical Report ARBRLTR02293, February 1981,
[ADA098110]  More on estimating the drag coefficient for boattail and
flat base projectiles. Includes a code listing and sample runs.

Methods for Computing Drag Coefficients from Ballistic Range Data
Using the APL System,
M. Cloutier, Centre de Recherches Pour la Defense, Defence Research
Establishment, Valcartier, September 1972, [DRFVTN2027/72]  Methods
for calculating drag coefficients from range data.

Methods in Exterior Ballistics,
Forest Ray Moulton, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, New York,
1962.  More calculus on trajectories. Quite a bit on rotating
projectiles.

Modern Exterior Ballistics,
The Launch and Flight Dynamics of Symmetric Projectiles,
Robert L. McCoy,
Schiffer Publishing,
Ltd., 77 Lower Valley Road, Atglen, PA 19310. (610) 5931777.
Last time I checked, it was $95.00.
A number Bob McCoy's friends have checked the book and compiled a list of corrections.
Don Miller was kind enough to compile them into a single document and provide a
copy for posting here (thanks Don!).
(I have converted it to a PDF).

The Modified Point Mass Trajectory Model,
NATO Army Armaments Group, STANAG 4355 (Edition 2) on the
Modified Point Mass Trajectory Model. Document AC/225D/1319.

Modified Point Mass Trajectory Simulation for BaseBurn
Projectiles,
R. F. Lieske, J. E. Danberg, Ballistic Research Laboratory,
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, March 1992, [ADA248 292]

Sierra Rifle Reloading Manual,
3rd Edition, Sierra Bullets, L.P., 1989.

Sierra Rifle Reloading Manual,
4th Edition, Sierra Bullets, L.P., 1995.

A SixDegreeofFreedom Digital Computer Program for Trajectory
Simulation,
Louis D. Duncan and Bernard F. Engebos, Atmospheric Sciences
Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, October 1967, [AD664116]
 A computer program based on the equations in the next citation.

Six Degree of Freedom Digital Simulation Model for Unguided
FinStabilized Rockets,
Louis D. Duncan and Ronald J. Ensey, US Army Electronics Research
& Development Activity, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, November
1964, [ADA452106]  General derivation of the equations of motion for a
spinning (along three axes) projectile.

"SPINNER"  A Computer Program for Predicting the Aerodynamic
Coeficients of Spin Stabilized Projectiles,
Robert H. Whyte, General Electric Company, August 1969, Obtained
from GE.  Polynomial approximations for the aerodynamic coefficients.

SPIN73 An Updated Version of the Spinnner Computer
Program,
Robert H. Whyte, Picatinny Arsenal, Dover, New Jersey, November
1973, [AD915628]  Just as it says, an updated version using higher order
polynomials. WARNING: The copies obtained from DTIC, NTIS and Picatinny
have copy errors in them. Not all of the coefficients are available!

Test and Evaluation of the Tactical Missile,
Edited by Emil J. Eichblatt Jr. Progress in Astronautics and
Aeronautics Martin Summerfield Series Editorinchief Volume 119

Understanding Ballistics,
Robert A Rinker, Mulberry House Publishing
Company, PO Box 575, Corydon, IN, 47112, ISBN: 0964559803, 1995.

Use of the Magnus Force in the Modified Point Mass
Trajectory Model,
Robert F. Lieske, Ballistic Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving
Ground, Maryland, October 1990, [ADA228 194]

Map Projections : A Reference Manual
,
Lev M. Bugayevskiy and John P. Snyder, Taylor and Francis, 1995.
ISBN 0748403035. I found this book in the library and used it
for coordinate transformations (topocentric, geocentric and
geographic) in MPM.

Rifle Accuracy Facts
,
Harold R. Vaughn, published by Precision Shooting, Inc., 1998.
"The definitive study, made over a number of years, by a leading
research scientist, on the subject of why some rifles shoot very
well... some shoot fairly well... and others shoot poorly."
This book has a little bit of everything.

U.S. Standard Atmosphere
,
1962, National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  Includes
derivation of the ICAO standard atmosphere and tables with density values
as a function of altitude.

U.S. Standard Atmosphere
,
1976, Updated version of the ICAO standard.