# Storm Mountain Research Paper

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Have you ever wanted to go on the ride of your life time? Well you don't need to wait any longer. Storm Mountain is the ride you have been looking for. So what makes Storm Mountain different from any other rollercoaster? This rollercoaster is jam packed with fun, excitement, adventure, suspense and thrill. When you enter the line for Storm Mountain you will be greeted by a little bit of water falling overhead. As you make your way through the line you attention will be drawn towards a tv screen of a wether mean reporting that a huge storm is coming. You will the finally arrive at the rollercoaster carts and can choose to go in line one through ten. Once you are strapped in and ready to go the cart will begin to accelerate up the storm baring mountain. That's …show more content…

About half way up the mountain the speed and momentum will increase as you approach the top of the hill. Then out of nowhere a large amount of friction will begin to slow your cart down just before you drop inside Storm Mountain. Finally you will reach the very top of the hill that takes you into the mountain where potential energy is at its greatest. Suddenly you will fall into a gaping hole of the mountain and rush down a massive hill while you experience a state of freefall, velocity and terminal velocity. All the energy from the first hill will then shoot you up a second, slightly smaller hill while you will experience high amounts of kinetic energy. The ride will slowly decrease in speed while you wrap around a center point. As you go around the two loops you will experience both centripetal acceleration and centripetal force. The ride will then begin to pick up speed and acceleration and go around a slight bend when a sudden break stops the movement of the cart so you can hear the sounds of booming thunder and crashing lighting. That is when Newton's 1st law would comes into play as the sudden breaks stop the