Bow Shape

Bow Shape

In archery, the shape of the bow is usually taken to be the view from the side. It is the product of the complex relationship of material stresses, designed by a bowyer. This shape, viewing the limbs, is designed to take into account the construction materials, the performance required, and the intended use of the bow.

Read more about Bow Shape:  Design Factors, Straight Bow, Outline in Frontal View, Cross-section of Limbs

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Bow Shape - Cross-section of Limbs
... The optimal cross-section of the bending section of a bow limb is rectangular, and almost all modern bows have such limbs ... However, many, perhaps most, traditional bows have had a cross-section closer to circular, with every possible variation being used at some point ...

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