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Atlatl Flexibility Analysis Via Computer Modeling

Author(s): Dick Baugh

Year: 2002

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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.


Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America