Theme Park Design

Behind the Scenes with an Engineer

Author: Steve Alcorn

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781456309725

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

View: 2858


Have you ever gone to a theme park and wondered, "How did they do that?" At last there's a book that shows you. Take a peek behind the scenes, with a theme park engineer.

The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit

Author: Anne E. McMills

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1134650043

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 436

View: 4148


What are the do’s and don’ts of being a good assistant lighting designer? What are focus tapes, and how do I use them? What is the best method for creating a magic sheet? What should be found in every assistant’s kit? How do I make that first important leap into this professional career? Answer these questions and many more with The Assistant Lighting Designer’s Toolkit. This definitive guide unlocks the insider-secrets used to succeed as a professional assistant lighting designer (ALD) – whether choosing assisting as a career or while transitioning to another. This book outlines, step-by-step, the challenges the ALD faces during every phase of production. Never before has a resource existed that views the design process through the eyes of the assistant. Intermingled among the nuts and bolts of the paperwork and essential procedures, top industry professionals reveal tips for personal survival in this challenging career – both domestically and abroad as well as in other careers in lighting. Within these pages are the industry secrets rarely taught in school! The author's website can be found at

Roller Coasters

Author: Jennifer MacKay

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1420508253

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 4842


Author Jenny MacKay takes readers on a wild ride through the history, design fundamentals, and scientific principles behind roller coasters. Readers will learn how gravity and physical forces create the fastest amusement park attractions and how steel and wooden roller coasters are designed and constructed. The final chapter, focused on the roller coasters of the future, describes the recent use of electromagnets and CAD technology.

Entertainment Computing -- ICEC 2013

12th International Conference, ICEC 2013, São Paulo, Brazil, October 16-18, 2013, Proceedings

Author: Junia C. Anacleto,Esteban W.G. Clua,Flavio S. Correa da Silva,Sidney Fels,Hyun S. Yang

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642411061

Category: Computers

Page: 214

View: 5712


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Entertainment Computing, ICEC 2013, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in October 2013. The 13 full papers, 6 short papers, 11 posters presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 75 submissions. In addition to these papers, the program featured 2 demos, 3 workshops, 3 tutorials and 3 art installations, also summarized in this book. The papers cover various topics in the multi-disciplinary field of entertainment computing.

Entertainment Engineering

Author: John W. Wesner


ISBN: 1304351831

Category: Education

Page: 214

View: 678


Engineering lies behind almost every type of entertainment, from the press that printed this book, through special effects in many movies, to the creation of ""rides"" based upon flight simulators and industrial robots.

The Fantastical Engineer

A Thrillseeker's Guide to Careers in Theme Park Engineering

Author: Celeste Baine

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 136

View: 3712


Thorough and engaging guide to theme park and entertainment careers for engineers. Includes information on theme park design and an employment resource directory.

Designing Disney's theme parks

the architecture of reassurance

Author: Karal Ann Marling

Publisher: Flammarion

ISBN: 9782080136381

Category: Gardening

Page: 223

View: 595


A beautiful homage to the most delicate of flowers, exalted in the garden, the world of fashion, fragrances, & culinary arts.

Econoguide Disneyland Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood 2005

And Other Major Southern California Attractions Including Disney's California Adventure

Author: Corey Sandler

Publisher: Insiders' Guide

ISBN: 9780762731459

Category: Travel

Page: 362

View: 314


Econoguide Disneyland Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood 2005 is the savvy vacationer's guide to Southern California's legendary entertainment destinations. Bursting with expert advice and comprehensive information, this guide will help you get the most for your time and money--no matter what your budget. Learn how to cut costs--without cutting corners--at restaurants and area attractions and on accommodations. You'll also get the scoop on Six Flags California, Knott's Berry Farm, movie and television studios, beaches, zoos, and much more. Packed with money-saving tips and a wealth of insider information, this Econoguide gives you the lowdown on how to get there, when to go, and where to stay to make the most of your time. Look inside for: Secrets to getting the lowest fares and rates for airline tickets and rooms Tips for keeping kids safe and happy in the parks "Power Trips"--step-by-step daily itineraries that help avoid the crowds Thorough, up-to-date information on all the major rides Maps and directions