Return to previous Page

Foot Pounds of Energy Calculations



You can calculate variables in the Foot Pound formula with this page. You put in bullet weight (in grains) and speed ( in feet per second ) and click for Foot Pounds of Energy delivered at muzzle. You can see if heavier bullets for game really have more knock-down power. Sometimes the heavier bullet is so much slower, it's not more, but less. Find out this way. The formula is Energy = Weight times Velocity Squared divided by 450395 (fixed constant).
Weight of Bullet Velocity in Feet Per Second (FPS)
Foot Pounds of Energy

Return to previous Page

This page created by M.D. Smith and last modified on April 10, 2003 ©