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High-speed thrills : acceleration and velocity

Author: Nathan Lepora
Publisher: Pleasantville, NY : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2008.
Series: The science behind thrill rides
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : North American edView all editions and formats
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This book explains how the concepts of force, speed, velocity, mass, and friction work together during a roller coaster ride.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Lepora
ISBN: 9780836889437 0836889436
OCLC Number: 174112788
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Force --
Speed and velocity --
Acceleration --
Mass and inertia --
Wheels and tracks --
Friction --
Air resistance --
Braking --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: The science behind thrill rides
Responsibility: by Nathan Lepora.

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This book explains how the concepts of force, speed, velocity, mass, and friction work together during a roller coaster ride.

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