ROLLER COASTERS.

RollerCoastersEdge[Book: A.R. Schaefer – 2005 – 18x23cm – 32 Pages – Many colour photos]. Speed, power, performance, and fun! Ready for Wild Rides? Start off by exploring how roller coasters have evolved over the years, then discover why they continue to fascinate people today. Speeding down a steep hill at more than 100mph (160kph), new coasters are built every year, and they get faster all the time. Read about the history of roller coasters and how designers push the limits of height and speed. Chapter Points: Roller Coasters; Early Roller Coasters (Ice Slides, Mauch Chunk); Designing a Roller Coaster; Famous Roller Coasters (Incredible Hulk, Top Thrill Dragster, Coney Island Cyclone); Glossary; Read More; Internet Sites; Index. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good for children.