HOW TO DESIGN THE WORLD’S BEST ROLLER COASTER.

HowToDesignTheWorldsBestRollerCoaster[Book: Paul Mason – 2016 – 22x27cm – 34 Pages – Full colour drawings and photos]. “Imagine being given a sackful of money and being told to build a roller coaster. You’d definitely want it to be the best roller coaster in the world. But how do you go about designing that? Using your imagination and some smart research, you’ll see how to create a dream design. Then you’ll refine it, and in 10 simple steps, make changes and improvements based on real-world considerations and calculations, to turn it into a design fit to compete with the world’s best.” Chapter Points: Designing the world’s best roller coaster; What makes a top roller coaster?; Step 1 – dream design – the plunger!; Step 2 – safety first! (well, second…); Step 3 – wood v. steel; Step 4 – the lift hill; Step 5 – the corkscrew; Step 6 – fog city; Step 7 – special seating; Step 8 – the accelerator; Step 9 – zero-g… or not zero-g?; Step 10 – the forest zone; The world’s greatest roller coaster?; The world’s top roller coasters; ‘Work it out’ answers; Glossary; Index. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended for children.