OverviewMathematical Concepts for Impact Studies
Newton's laws of motion
Introduction to ballistics
Categories of weapons
Overview of Forensic Ballistics
The 1968 Firearms Act (as amended)
Categorisation of firearms and ammunition
Shooting case studies
This module appears in:
20 hours of Ballistics lectures, 2 x 3hr laboratory classes, 1 x 2hr presentation session.
This is not available as a wild module.
Method of assessment
Assessment is 100% by continual assessment consisting of 2 lab reports (20% of the module each), a presentation (20% of the module), and a 1100 word essay (40% of the module).
Knowledge and understanding of:
Generic learning outcomes: