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Rollercoaster design - for iPod/iPhone

Rollercoaster design - for iPod/iPhone

The Open University

Why is a rollercoaster so exciting and terrifying, yet safe? Modern rollercoasters such as ‘Nemesis’ are engineered very precisely to create an exciting experience for thrill-seekers. This short album visits Alton Towers theme park in England, and explores the part that mathematicians play in rollercoaster design, using mathematical models to calculate the ride's accelerations and forces to obtain the desired experience. This material forms part of The Open University course MST121 Using mathematics.
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Rollercoaster design - for iPod/iPhone currently has 6 episodes available.

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The podcast is about Mathematics, Astronomy, Courses, Podcasts and Education.

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The average episode length on Rollercoaster design - for iPod/iPhone is 2 minutes.

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The first episode of Rollercoaster design - for iPod/iPhone was released on Jun 25, 2009.

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