The Dynamics of Spear Throwing

by Dick Baugh



"Spear Thrower Dynamics", initially published in the American Journal of Physics. This is a detailed model and analysis of the human effort involved in throwing a spear with an atlatl or spear thrower. Download pdf files to read the article.

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