How many physics texts have a chapter titled “Spin and Barf Rides”? But then, how many physics texts calculate the average acceleration during roller coaster rides? Or establish the maximum velocity of a Tilt-a-Whirl? Amusement Park Physics
is a unique and immensely popular book that investigates force, acceleration, friction, and Newton's Laws, through labs that use popular amusement park rides. Includes a detailed field trip planner, formulas, answer key, and more.