Espadas persas muy curvadas: propiedades y especificaciones estructurales



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Shamshir (šamšir), espada, egrima, acero de crisol, Persia, espadas curvas, fuerzas de corte, sables


Las espadas persas muy curvadas, denominadas shamshir (šamšir), alcanzaron su máxima curvatura y popularidad en los siglos XVI-XVII y seguían siendo el tipo de espada preferida en los campos de batalla por los ejércitos persas. Aunque se han llevado a cabo numerosas investigaciones sobre sus materiales y métodos de forja, hasta donde sabemos, no existe ninguna investigación científica sobre su rendimiento mecánico general ni ningún análisis científico de su excepcional forma. El siguiente artículo ofrece un análisis exhaustivo de la curva alta de las espadas persas y demuestra que esta curva alta proporcionaba una fuerza de corte máxima de la espada y también permitía ciertas formas de empuje que pasaban por encima y por debajo del escudo del adversario en el campo de batalla.


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Cómo citar

Moshtagh Khorasani, M. ., & Arjmandi, N. . (2022). Espadas persas muy curvadas: propiedades y especificaciones estructurales. Gladius, 42, 111–121.