Major: Mechanical Engineering
I've always had a passion to create for the sake of creation, but engineering enables me to design solutions for others, and when people benefit from your ideas and passions, there's nothing more gratifying than that.
Commack New York
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“To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That's what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul - would you understand why that's much harder?” Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead
Roller coasters are engineering marvels that provide the ultimate physical experience, but some people are fearful to take a ride on one. While there are many reasons, this presentation dispels the myths of poor safety and inherent risk involved with riding roller coasters. Three main aspects are analyzed including the effects of forces on the body, particular track design considerations, and restraining systems implemented on different coaster types.