Table 1


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The most important design parameters of a bow and arrow combination and quality coefficients which measure the performance.
Symbolunitdescription
Lcmhalf length of the bow
|OD|kgdraw length
mbkgf cm/kghalf mass of the bow
dbvkgenergy storage capacity per unit of mass
makgfhalf mass of the arrow
F(|OD|)kgf cmweigth
Ab-amount of elastic energy in fully drawn bow
aD-utility coefficient
q-static quality coefficient
hefficiency
clcm/sinitial velocity of the arrow