Video-Find Out Why This Weight Moves on a Roller Coaster

This video show that movement of a chain tensioning device used on a roller coaster chain lift. There is something abnormal about the loading and unloading motion that we see. Let’s look at the science of what is happening here.

Corey Rasmussen

Corey is the Managing Director of the Mentored Engineer and owner of Rasmussen Designs. He received his BSME from Baylor University and holds a professional engineering license in North Carolina and Texas. He has been an engineer since 2002 with extensive experience in engineering design, fabrication and troubleshooting. He specializes in mobile equipment, hydraulic systems and machine design. He has two patents

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