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Science of Sharp

A very technical look at ‘sharp’. Go here if you are interested in mechanical definitions of what ‘sharp’ means, want to know what actually happens when you hone a blade, or want to look at a lot of microscope pictures of edge geometry.


Sparky’s Sword Science

Author: David Farrell

Attempts to explain technical concepts in layman’s terms. A wide range of subjects, from equipment safety, to materials science, to impact mechanics.


Ensis Sub Caelo

Author: Vincent Le Chevalier

Articles about mathematical modeling of weapons and impacts


Sword Motions and Impacts

Author: George Turner

A thorough explanation of rotational mechanics of rigid bodies.