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The Tusenfryd Thundercoaster

This paper outlines key aspects of the design and construction of a timber roller-coaster in Norway. The ride was tailor-made for the site and the paper describes how this was done. It provides a description of the various forces acting and how they are carried by the timber supports. Fabrication and construction of the track are also described. Allan Mann, PhD, BSc, CEng, FIStructE, FREng, MICE Doug Dadswell, BSc, CEng, MIStructE Babtie Group

Author(s): Mann, Allan;Dadswell, Doug

Keywords: rollercoasters;timber;tusenfryd thundercoaster, norway;design;construction work