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Link Library: Amusement Ride Physics

Amusement Park Physics (Annenberg/CPB)
The forces behind roller coasters and other rides, from The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Amusement Park Physics (UNCG)
Physics demonstrations designed around the rides at Paramount's Carowinds.

Funderstanding Roller Coaster
A Java based coaster design simulator.

Model Amusement Park
Example of a project from The Pennfield School (Portsmouth, RI).

The Physics of Amusement Parks
A page on basic physics theory for different types of rides.

The Physics of Roller Coasters (CEC)
An excellent article by David Sandborg from The Coaster Enthusiasts of Canada.

The Physics of Roller Coasters (GSH)
Instructions for a Glenbrook South High School student project.

The Ride of Your Life
A Smithtown High School student web site.

Usage of Physics and Velocity in Roller Coasters
A simple, short page.

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Bibliography: Amusement Ride Science
Links: Theme Parks, Waterparks, & Zoos

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