Wooden Rollercoaster, PNE


Presenter’s Name

David Wells

Instructor Bio David is a Professional Mechanical Engineer. His career has taken him from working as a hydraulic service technician, to becoming an engineer doing mechanical / hydraulic system design and steel construction, into computer science, to machine automation. Along the way there were side detours into television, movies, water ski boats and scuba diving instruction. He currently provides engineering support to two amusement parks, and several traveling shows for issues involving, hydraulics, steel defects and control system issues. David is an AIMS Level 2 CRI.
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Presentation synopsis Fasteners
An overview of the types and importance of fasteners in amusement rides.  Good installation practices for fasteners, with a practical example, with an overview of the physics of torquing.