Recoil Terms

Input Data

Bullet Weight
The weight of the bullet.
Charge Weight
Weight of the powder charge.
Firearm Weight
Weight of the firearm
Muzzle Velocity
The velocity of the bullet as either (1) measured at some distance from the muzzle or (2) as estimated from reloading data.

Output Data

Recoil Energy
The energy of the recoiling firearm under free recoil
Recoil Impulse
The momentum of the recoiling firearm under free recoil
Recoil Velocity
The velocity of the recoiling firearm under free recoil