American Coasters: A Thrilling Photographic Ride

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Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. #ad - 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. 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. Whether you like wood or steel, busch gardens, loops or launches, Kings Dominion, this book showcases a wide variety of different roller coasters built over the last 90 years at parks like Cedar Point, and Six Flags Magic Mountain.

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American Coasters 2: Coast to Coast

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Schiffer #ad - Thrill-seekers are invited to join a roller-coaster enthusiast’s journey across the United States to photograph these marvels of engineering. 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.

See the oldest operating roller coaster in the world, as well as the recent record-breakers. Get statistics on their gravity-defying feats, and learn the inside scoop from one of the nation’s premier roller coaster manufacturers.

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The 50 Most Unique Roller Coasters Ever Built

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - In the 50 most unique roller coasters Ever Built you’ll explore a roller coaster…. Powered by people. From innovative track designs to unusual seating configurations, from ridiculous locations to bizarre theming, the experience never gets old. Tired of the same old, roller coasters come in a mind-blowing profusion of styles, rickety wooden roller coasters? Crave more thrills than the typical vertical loops and camelback hills found at every local amusement park? Fortunately, shapes, and sizes.

. Requires an on-board brakeman. The 50 most unique roller coasters Ever Built is a list comprised of unusual, rare, and hard to find scream machines. Uses a ferris wheel as a lift. 2nd edition, updated June 2017***. Inspired a popular computer game.

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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 lap bar restraints. The first to use Linear Induction Motors. 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. 50 groundbreaking roller coasters is a comprehensive list of the most influential scream machines that drove the evolution of the modern roller coaster.

The groundbreaking scream machines that shaped the evolution of the roller coaster made this list because they were the first of their kind, crossed a threshold that had never been broken before, or have some other historical or cultural significance, such as: The first floorless coaster. And much more! trace the evolution of white knuckle rides through these 50 Groundbreaking Roller Coasters.

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. The first modern wooden coaster built in China. The first to break 100mph. The first steel inverting coaster.

It's a new and interesting look at roller coaster history. The biggest wooden coaster ever built.

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The 50 Most Terrifying Roller Coasters Ever Built

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - As a result, most of the bone-chilling machines in this list do not use sheer height to terrify, but instead prey on our fears and emotions in other, more creative ways. Mega roller coasters of today reach heights of over 400 feet and speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. 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.

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. One element alone may not make a ride terrifying but the sum of all of its parts does. What factors make a roller coaster terrifying? Height, unique track elements, speed, inversions, backwards segments, darkness, and unexpected surprises all contribute to making your head spin and your knees tremble.

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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.

A mix of engineering and art, roller coasters are complex three-dimensional puzzles consisting of thousands of individual parts. 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.

Coasters 101: An Engineer's Guide to Roller Coaster Design #ad - Designers spend countless hours creating and tweaking ride paths to push the envelope of exhilaration, all while maintaining the highest safety standards. Have you ever wondered what it takes to design and build a roller coaster? At last, there’s a book that shows you. A must read for every enthusiast and aspiring roller coaster engineer!

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Roller Coasters Calling All Innovators: A Career for You?

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Scholastic #ad - Used book in Good Condition. 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. With their giant drops and twisting loops, roller coasters have been thrilling people for decades.

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The Thrills and Chills of Amusement Parks Science of Fun Stuff

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Simon Spotlight #ad - Learn the science behind the fun of amusement parks in this fact-tastic nonfiction level 3 ready-to-read, part of a series about the science of fun stuff!Did you know that a rollercoaster does not need an engine or power source of its own? And how exactly does a bumper car go without gas? Young science lovers will flip when they learn about the science behind amusement parks in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like geography and math, and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Used book in Good Condition.

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Roller Coasters 2019 Wall Calendar

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Willow Creek Pr #ad - Carefully curated images throughout. Features full-color pages throughout. 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.

Used book in Good Condition. Printed on high-quality paper. Also included are six bonus months of July through December of 2019 as well as moon phases, U. S. Includes all major and significant holidays. And international holidays.

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Roller Coaster Journal for Kids

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Features full-color pages throughout. Includes all major and significant holidays. Popular Calendar Title! Who doesn't enjoy the thrill of riding a roller coaster! many people never forget the chills of dropping from awe-inspiring heights, feeling the force of gravity as they spin through multiple corkscrews, and reaching speeds of over 60 mph or more! For those fans who travel the world finding their next great "Coaster Experience, " this journal is just for you.

Carefully curated images throughout. It's a great way to keep track of all your riding experiences. This journal allows you to record: * the name and location of the roller coaster, and speed of the coaster, * The year the coaster opened and who designed it, * The height, * The type of track and type of coaster, distance, and much more.

Roller Coaster Journal for Kids #ad - . Printed on high-quality paper. Once your stomach has settled down, there is also plenty of space in the journal to record your experience so you can remember what that coaster felt like years from now! Used book in Good Condition.

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Roller Coaster: Wooden and Steel Coasters, Twisters and Corkscrews

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Chartwell Books #ad - Carefully curated images throughout. Printed on high-quality paper. A dramatic history of the great roller coasters of the world traces their evolution from their pioneering designers to the creation of modern high-tech coasters, anecdotes, accompanied by a host of trivia, memorabilia, and dozens of full-color photographs.

Used book in Good Condition. Includes all major and significant holidays. Features full-color pages throughout. Popular Calendar Title! .

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