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Atlatl Flexibility Analysis Via Computer Modeling

Author(s): Dick Baugh

Year: 2002

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Summary

J. Whittaker: “Extravagant claims made for increased dart velocity with flexible atlatl.” Uses computer model to show that to get 11% increase in kinetic energy, need to deflect the tip of the atlatl ca. 10 cm. [Possible with some very flexible atlatls.]


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Atlatl Flexibility Analysis Via Computer Modeling. Dick Baugh. 2002 ( tDAR id: 423320)


URL:http://www.primitiveways.com/pt-atlatlflex.html


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Contact(s): Experimental Archaeology


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ExArc Id(s): 10131

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Rights & Attribution: The information in this record was originally compiled by Dr. Roeland Paardekooper, EXARC Director.