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The Imperfect Circles of Roller CoastersThe Imperfect Circles of Roller Coasters

You can’t have a perfectly round circle when you’re engineering a roller coaster. Here’s why.

Rob Spiegel

August 16, 2022

1 Min Read
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The problem with roller coaster circles comes down to the G forces on the human body.


About the Author(s)

Rob Spiegel

Rob Spiegel has served as senior editor at Electronic News and Ecommerce Business, covering the electronics industry and Internet technology. He has served as a contributing editor at Automation World and Supply Chain Management Review. Rob has contributed to Design News for 10 years.

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