(4) Recoil of a gun
Example -1
Calculate the recoil velocity of gun whose mass is 5 kg and it shoot the bullet of mass .015 kg with velocity 500 m/s
Solution
$v_g=-\frac {m_bv_b}{m_g}$
Here $m_b=.015 kg$
$v_b=500 m/s$
$m_g=5 Kg$
So ,
$v_g=-\frac {.015 \times 500}{5}=-1.5 m/s$
Here $m_b=.015 kg$
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