Coasters 101: An Engineer’s Guide to Roller Coaster Design

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - A few of the topics covered include:•design software and computer technology•project management•wheel Design and Material Selection•Track Fabrication Techniques•Daily Inspections and Preventive Maintenance•Amusement Industry Safety Standards•Career Advice•And much more!This technical guide is the most detailed roller coaster design book to date and will take you through the entire process, from concept to creation.

Coasters 101: an engineering guide to roller Coaster Design examines the numerous diverse aspects of roller coaster engineering, including some of the mathematical formulas and engineering concepts used. Have you ever wondered what it takes to design and build a roller coaster? At last, there’s a book that shows you.

Coasters 101: An Engineer's Guide to Roller Coaster Design #ad - A must read for every enthusiast and aspiring roller coaster engineer! Designers spend countless hours creating and tweaking ride paths to push the envelope of exhilaration, all while maintaining the highest safety standards. A mix of engineering and art, roller coasters are complex three-dimensional puzzles consisting of thousands of individual parts.

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50 Groundbreaking Roller Coasters: The Most Important Scream Machines Ever Built

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - The first to use Linear Induction Motors. 50 groundbreaking roller coasters is a comprehensive list of the most influential scream machines that drove the evolution of the modern roller coaster. Nick weisenberger is the author of coasters 101: An Engineer's Guide to Roller Coaster Design and The 50 Most Unique Roller Coasters Ever Built.

The biggest wooden coaster ever built. The first steel inverting coaster. The first to break 100mph. The first modern wooden coaster built in China. It's a new and interesting look at roller coaster history. The first to use lap bar restraints. The groundbreaking scream machines that shaped the evolution of the roller coaster made this list because they were the first of their kind, or have some other historical or cultural significance, crossed a threshold that had never been broken before, such as: The first floorless coaster.

50 Groundbreaking Roller Coasters: The Most Important Scream Machines Ever Built #ad - The first to have two hills over 100 feet. What makes a majority of the roller coasters listed in this book even more impressive is the fact that they were designed using pencil and paper rather than computers. And much more! trace the evolution of white knuckle rides through these 50 Groundbreaking Roller Coasters.

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The 50 Most Unique Roller Coasters Ever Built

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - . Where the louder you scream the faster you go. From innovative track designs to unusual seating configurations, from ridiculous locations to bizarre theming, the experience never gets old. Uses a ferris wheel as a lift. Tired of the same old, roller coasters come in a mind-blowing profusion of styles, shapes, rickety wooden roller coasters? Crave more thrills than the typical vertical loops and camelback hills found at every local amusement park? Fortunately, and sizes.

The 50 Most Unique Roller Coasters Ever Built #ad - . Inspired a popular computer game. 2nd edition, updated June 2017***. Requires an on-board brakeman. Known as the “dog fart” coaster yes, you read that right! .

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Roller Coasters Calling All Innovators: A Career for You?

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Scholastic #ad - With their giant drops and twisting loops, roller coasters have been thrilling people for decades. These exciting rides give passengers a taste of danger, but thanks to the careful work of roller coaster designers, they are as safe as can be. Readers will learn how designers and engineers work together to plan and build some of the world's most incredible thrill rides.

Roller Coasters Calling All Innovators: A Career for You? #ad - . Used book in Good Condition.

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The 50 Most Terrifying Roller Coasters Ever Built

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Where are the most terrifying roller coasters found? who designs them? which park builds the craziest rides? Find out by reading The 50 Most Terrifying Roller Coasters Ever Built! The second coaster book from Nick Weisenberger, author of Coasters 101: An Engineer’s Guide to Roller Coaster Design which is the most in-depth look at how a roller coasters are designed, from concept through construction.

Mega roller coasters of today reach heights of over 400 feet and speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. As a result, but instead prey on our fears and emotions in other, most of the bone-chilling machines in this list do not use sheer height to terrify, more creative ways. Used book in Good Condition. One element alone may not make a ride terrifying but the sum of all of its parts does.

The 50 Most Terrifying Roller Coasters Ever Built #ad - Roller coasters towering taller than a certain height are terrifying for many individuals but it would be boring to simply make a list of the world’s tallest coasters. What factors make a roller coaster terrifying? Height, inversions, backwards segments, speed, darkness, unique track elements, and unexpected surprises all contribute to making your head spin and your knees tremble.

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Theme Park Design: Behind The Scenes With An Engineer

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - A must-read for every theme park enthusiast! Used book in Good Condition. Theme park design reveals the secrets behind some of the world's greatest attractions. He also offers career tips on becoming an Imagineer. Theme park design explores ride control, and much more, video, animated figures, audio, special effects, art direction, mechanics, lighting, with insider commentary.

This book shows you the secrets behind the magic, " says Alcorn. Along the way it reveals the engineering tricks used to build many fan favorite rides. The story follows the development of an attraction from "Blue Sky" design to opening day. Aimed at theme park enthusiasts, the book features behind the scenes information based upon author Steve Alcorn's 35 years designing attractions.

Theme Park Design: Behind The Scenes With An Engineer #ad - . The author illuminates the fast-paced world of theme park design through tales of calamity and triumph, sprinkled with many humorous anecdotes. Have you ever gone to a theme park and wondered, "How did they do that?" At last there's a book that shows you. Take a peek behind the scenes, with a theme park engineer.

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American Coasters: A Thrilling Photographic Ride

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Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Whether you like wood or steel, loops or launches, this book showcases a wide variety of different roller coasters built over the last 90 years at parks like Cedar Point, Kings Dominion, Busch Gardens, and Six Flags Magic Mountain. Used book in Good Condition. From massachusetts to florida, from new jersey to California, this book contains adrenaline-inducing images of more than 100 different roller coasters from 21 different parks in 12 states.

American Coasters: A Thrilling Photographic Ride #ad - And for the adrenaline junky searching for that perfect ride, this thrilling look at American coasters also covers nearly 40 featured coaster profiles complete with all the vitals and a brief commentary. American coasters is one coaster enthusiast's photographic journey across the country in search of the next great thrill.

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American Coasters 2: Coast to Coast

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Schiffer #ad - See the oldest operating roller coaster in the world, as well as the recent record-breakers. From maine to minnesota to california and points in between, this book contains breath-taking photographs of more than 100 roller coasters in 38 parks and 17 states. Thrill-seekers are invited to join a roller-coaster enthusiast’s journey across the United States to photograph these marvels of engineering.

American Coasters 2: Coast to Coast #ad - . Used book in Good Condition. Get statistics on their gravity-defying feats, and learn the inside scoop from one of the nation’s premier roller coaster manufacturers. Used book in Good Condition.

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Roller Coasters 2019 Wall Calendar

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Willow Creek Pr #ad - Features full-color pages throughout. Used book in Good Condition. And international holidays. Popular Calendar Title! Hold on to your hats! roller coasters features stunning extreme coasters from across the Unites States and is great gift for any coaster enthusiast! The large format, 18-month wall calendar features grids with ample room for jotting notes and reminders.

Roller Coasters 2019 Wall Calendar #ad - . Also included are six bonus months of July through December of 2019 as well as moon phases, U. S. Used book in Good Condition. Includes all major and significant holidays. Carefully curated images throughout. Printed on high-quality paper.

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50 Legendary Roller Coasters That No Longer Exist

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - If you could resurrect any deceased roller coaster which one would it be? There are currently over 4, 000 operating roller coasters on the planet today. Printed on high-quality paper. But did you know there have also been well over 3, 000 coasters built throughout history that no longer exist? Countless historic scream machines are nameless, long since forgotten, having left no proof of ever terrorizing its riders, not even a photograph.

50 Legendary Roller Coasters That No Longer Exist #ad - Features full-color pages throughout. Carefully curated images throughout. Used book in Good Condition. While others, even after a hundred years, are still praised with regard and reverence, . Popular Calendar Title! If a roller coaster is “legendary” why is it torn down and removed in the first place? if it was such a special ride, why does it no longer exist? 50 LEGENDARY ROLLER COASTERS THAT NO LONGER EXIST explains what goes into the tough decision to remove a multi-million dollar attraction and which roller coasters in history were the most notorious.

Includes all major and significant holidays. Used book in Good Condition.

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Theme Park Design & The Art of Themed Entertainment

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David Younger #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Includes all major and significant holidays. Popular Calendar Title! Want to design a theme park? over the past century, where daring adventurers explore booby-trapped temples, theme parks have created worlds where pirates still loot Caribbean towns, and where superheroes swing from New York skyscrapers - and allowed us to step into them too.

This is a book about how to design those fantastic places, and the ingenuity that goes into their creation. Features full-color pages throughout. Used book in Good Condition. Printed on high-quality paper. From rocket ships to roller coasters, fairy tales to fireworks, and dinosaurs to dark rides, never before has a book dived so deep into the art form of themed entertainment.

Theme Park Design & The Art of Themed Entertainment #ad - Carefully curated images throughout. This is a handbook for the practicing designer, a textbook for the aspiring student, building on hundreds of interviews with accomplished designers from Walt Disney Imagineering, Merlin Entertainments, Universal Creative, and a behind the scenes guidebook for the theme park fan, and more.

Theme park design & the art of themed entertainment explores everything from the stories, themes, processes, and characters that theme parks bring to life, to the business models, and techniques that allow them to do it.

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