Physics of roller coasters2 Roller coaster Design3 Analysis of Roller Coaster4 1st Slope4 2nd Slope4 1st Dip5 3rd slope5 Loop5 Conclusion5 Bibliography6 Appendix6 Synopsis The context of this report is to design and analyse a roller coaster within the parameters of: a maximum “g” force of “4g’s”, a length of 40 to 100 seconds and has to be constructed of metal rather than wooden trestles.
This report also requires a qualitative and quantitative explanation of the theory and figures behind the analysis. Introduction In this report there is a qualitative and quantitative explanation of the physics of a roller coaster and well as the figures which are retrieved via mathematical analysis of a roller coaster. Brief history of Roller Coasters
The first basic roller coasters were first created in Russia in the 1780’s where a large wooden ramp would be constructed in winter and as the ice covered it people would ride sleds down it, these creations were called ‘Russian Mountains’. In 1804 the innovative idea was taken to France where Small wheels were added to the sleds to make the ‘Les Montagnes Russes’ or ‘Russian Mountains’ usable during summer and from there the roller coasters that don the theme parks where created.
Physics of roller coasters A roller coaster uses the principle of gravity, by putting in work against gravity to raise the cars of a roller coaster to a height a build up of potential energy begins to accumulate and once that peak is reached the potential energy becomes kinetic energy and by using the build up of kinetic energy the roller coaster reaches the next rise causing it to have another build up of energy.
. Roller Coaster Analysis: DRAGON FYREJulie AaronVinit AdhopiaSabrina Akhtar Roller Coaster Analysis: DRAGON FYRE Introduction: The Dragon Fyre rollercoaster has been operating at Paramount Canada's Wonderland since 1981. It is thus amongst the original rides at the park, for 1981 was Wonderland's inaugural year. In preparation for this Independent Study Unit, demographics and statistics were ...
This repeats the entire way around the track until it comes to the end and the process repeats itself. Roller coaster Design Analysis of Roller Coaster 1st Slope 2nd Slope 1st Dip 3rd slope Loop Conclusion For further information on roller coasters refer to the bibliography for websites concerning roller coasters. Bibliography http://www. britannica. com/coasters/ http://www. britannica. com/coasters/ride. html Appendix Refer to log book and attached booklet