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==Timeline==
 
==Timeline==
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11/17: We are going to sketch the roller coaster on paper and using the physics principle of conservation of energy, we will determine the various dimensions of the roller coaster
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                    -height of the top of the rollercoaster
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                    -distance between the top and the beginning of the loop
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                    -the height of the loop
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                    -the radius of the circles that create the circloid loop
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11/24: We are going to begin sketching on SolidWorks
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12/1: Finish designing the roller coaster on SolidWorks
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12/8: Animate the rolller coaster and work out any kinks to ensure "safety" of the the ride

Revision as of 17:44, 1 December 2008

Project Members

Marley Spector

Xavier Williams

Shari Rutherford

Dan Cabrera


Project Motivation

Project Description

For our final project, we decided to design a basic loop roller coaster using SolidWorks.

Equipment

SolidWorks

Timeline

11/17: We are going to sketch the roller coaster on paper and using the physics principle of conservation of energy, we will determine the various dimensions of the roller coaster

                    -height of the top of the rollercoaster
                    
                    -distance between the top and the beginning of the loop
                    
                    -the height of the loop
             
                    -the radius of the circles that create the circloid loop

11/24: We are going to begin sketching on SolidWorks

12/1: Finish designing the roller coaster on SolidWorks

12/8: Animate the rolller coaster and work out any kinks to ensure "safety" of the the ride