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  • Theme Park Design

  • Behind the Scenes with an Engineer
  • By: Steve Alcorn
  • Narrated by: Steve Alcorn
  • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (72 ratings)

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Theme Park Design

By: Steve Alcorn
Narrated by: Steve Alcorn
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Publisher's summary

Have you ever gone to a theme park and wondered, "How did they do that?" At last there's a book that tells you. Theme Park Design reveals the secrets behind some of the world's greatest attractions. Take a peek behind the scenes, with a theme park engineer. Aimed at theme park enthusiasts, the book features behind the scenes information based upon author Steve Alcorn's 35 years designing attractions. The story follows the development of an attraction from "Blue Sky" design to opening day. Along the way it reveals the engineering tricks used to build many fan favorite rides. "This book shows you the secrets behind the magic," says Alcorn.

Theme Park Design explores ride control, mechanics, audio, video, lighting, special effects, animated figures, art direction, and much more, with insider commentary. The author illuminates the fast-paced world of theme park design through tales of calamity and triumph, sprinkled with many humorous anecdotes. He also offers career tips on becoming an Imagineer. A must-listen for every theme park enthusiast!

©2010 Theme Perks Inc (P)2013 Theme Perks Inc

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