A5_4 Sending an arrow to a kilometer away

Kishen Pankhania, Connor Keany, Rhys Newland, Thomas Graham, Felix Kaiser


Firing an arrow as far as possible has been a topic discussed for a long time, mainly during times when single piece wooden bows were the norm, and archery was mainly a form of combat. This paper answers what peak draw weight would be required, in order to launch an arrow to a kilometer away. We found that the peak draw weight required would be 574N.

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