Roller Coaster: The Roller Coaster Designer Werner Stengel

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Consortium Book Sales & Dist, 2001 - Architecture - 240 pages
Most everyone is familiar with the sensation of excitement and awe watching the steep curves and daring constructions of big roller coasters. This informative and entertaining compilation presents the numerous innovations by civil engineer Werner Stengel in color diagrams and numerous photographs. The first German steel roller coaster was built in the 1960s and reformed the construction of roller coasters all over the world. According to Stengel's calculations, and thanks to his unbroken creativity, technical specialties like the famous loopings came into -realization during the following years. This history of new developments and changing forms is enlivened by Stengel's personal life story.

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