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  • Roller Coasters

    Roller Coasters: Adrenaline-fueled Architecture 600 years ago‚ roller coaster pioneers never would have imagined the advancements that have been made to create the roller coasters of today. The tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world is the Kingda Ka‚ a coaster in New Jersey that launches its passengers from zero to 128 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds (most sports cars take over four seconds to get to just 60 miles per hour). It then heaves its riders skyward at a 90-degree angle (straight

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    There are many ideas to consider when designing a roller coasters. There are a variety of types of roller coasters. These include sitting and standing coasters. Standing coasters were designed for a different experience than the standard sitting coaster. Similar to the standing coasters are flying roller coasters. These have the rider turn face down to give a flying feeling while riding. The most common types are the sitting coasters. Within this category there many different arrangements

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    March 8‚ 2013 Descriptive Essay The Perfect Roller Coaster I have been on many roller coasters in my life‚ the kind that go up and drop you‚ the kind that spin you around‚ and the kind that take you in a bunch of loops. Each of these roller coasters were a different experience for me‚ but I have always wondered “what would be the perfect roller coaster?” Would it be one that does all those different turns‚ one that goes faster than any ride is allowed to go‚ or a ride that keeps you on your

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    Roller Coasters The main energy transfers that happens as a “car” travels along the track from the start of the ride to the end. 1. The main energy transfers are between gravitational potential energy (GPE) and kinetic energy (KE)‚ and the eventual decrease of mechanical energy as it transforms into thermal energy. Roller coasters often start as a chain and motor exercises a force on the car to lift it up to the top of a very tall hill. At this height‚ GPE is at its highest‚ as we can see

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    Roller Coasters The very first roller coaster appeared in Russia‚ called Russian Ice slides. Russian Ice slides‚ which first appeared in the 1700’s were amusement devices found at fairs all over Russia. A slide consisted of a steep drop made entirely of ice. Occasionally to increase the excitement people added a small series of bumps at the end. While these slides became increasingly popular in Russia‚ a French businessman‚ decided to build an Ice Slide in France. However‚ the French climate was

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    GUIDED BY: MECHANICAL & CIVIL DEPT. FROM: ATMIYA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE ‚RAJKOT‚ GUJARAT Full description of the roller coaster model Firstly: It is the horizontal loop which is at the top at the highest point The diameter of the loop is 580mm This is the place where the riders will be having a slow motion ride where they have a view of the whole coaster which will made them to think that what is going to come next. Secondly: Then it comes the vertical fall

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  • Roller coaster accidents

    up amusement parks on a daily basis how safe are you on the towering roller coasters? Am I the only one who wonders what if something happens? What if something goes wrong will I have enough time to react? With the recent death at Six Flags over Texas‚ these things cross my mind. Who checks these roller coasters for safety and how often are they checked? Though it seems like there are very few fatalities on rollers coasters it seems to me one is one to many. These questions always enter my mind

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    Hannah Wilson Can you imagine being on a roller coaster having a great time and then bam the person in front of you go flying out of there cart well that’s something a few people witnessed In an accident in late July a 52 year old women fell over 75ft to her death from the Texas giant in six flags in Dallas this Saturday the ride is going to reopen for the first time sense this incident. Several people have began filing lawsuits against the theme park because they state the ride is still unsafe

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  • Kinematics In Roller Coasters

    rest or being in motion. One example of kinematics in the real world is in roller coasters‚ a thrill-seeking pastime for many. First‚ to understand how a rollercoaster works‚ one must understand what exactly defines a rollercoaster. Generally‚ they have several drops and valleys‚ loops and turns‚ which are all traversed through the manipulation of its kinetic andpotential energy. For example‚ in most situations a roller coaster car will initially be pulled a large hill. As the suspense for the riders

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  • Physics Of Roller Coasters

    almost all roller coasters only rely on Earth’s gravity to get the cars down the track? Roller coasters are centered all on physics and I will hopefully teach you some things‚ big or small about them today. In this essay we will be exploring the world of roller coasters. Some of the topics we will cover will range from the history‚ to the principles that allow the cars to continue throughout the length of the track‚ and the general physics surrounding roller coasters. The history of roller coasters

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