The ups and downs of Theme Park engineering

The ups and downs of Theme Park engineering

This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 17th Apr 2019

Technical Lecture Series

Theme Park rides are big business throughout the world. Their design presents complex structural challenges with interaction of many different engineering disciplines.
 
Design of these rides feature some generic structural challenges that don’t exist in normal structural design, while ensuring safety is at the forefront.
 
Topics covered

The history of rides
Basic physics of rides and what designers aim to achieve
Structural effects and the challenges faced
Controlling motion and how it is felt
Safety and control systems

 
About the speaker
 
Allan Mann has had a career spanning 50 years in structural engineering, working in many industry sectors. For many years he has been an active Member of the Institution serving on the Editorial, Prizes and Health and Safety Committees, also assisting SCOSS and CROSS. He has published many papers and received several prizes including the Institution’s Gold Medal in 2011.

Cost: Free of Charge


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2019-04-17 2019-04-17 Europe/London The ups and downs of Theme Park engineering A talk by a structural engineer on the design of theme park rides. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/04/17/the-ups-and-downs-of-theme-park-engineering-195931 The Institution of Structural Engineers,International HQ,47-58 Bastwick Street,London

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Location

The Institution of Structural Engineers,

International HQ,
47-58 Bastwick Street,
London,
EC1V 3PS

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