The Physics of Skiing: Skiing at the Triple Point / Edition 2

The Physics of Skiing: Skiing at the Triple Point / Edition 2

by David A. Lind, Scott Sanders
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 1441918345

ISBN-13: 9781441918345

Pub. Date: 11/29/2010

Publisher: Springer New York

"A fascinating look inside the complexities and enjoyment of skiing. For every skier, from the beginner to the Olympic Gold Medalist, this book provides a treasure of information." -PAUL MAJOR, ATHLETIC DIRECTOR, U.S. SKI TEAM

"I was delighted to learn from this interesting book more about the physics of a sport I have enjoyed for more than seventy years."

Overview

"A fascinating look inside the complexities and enjoyment of skiing. For every skier, from the beginner to the Olympic Gold Medalist, this book provides a treasure of information." -PAUL MAJOR, ATHLETIC DIRECTOR, U.S. SKI TEAM

"I was delighted to learn from this interesting book more about the physics of a sport I have enjoyed for more than seventy years." -NORMAN RAMSEY, NOBEL LAUREATE IN PHYSICS, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441918345
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
11/29/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2004
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Ch1 Introduction: At the Triple Point Ch2 Snow: The Playing Field Ch3 Equipment: Properties and Performance Ch4 Alpine Skiing Techniques Ch5 Interactive Dynamics of Alpine Maneuvers Ch6 High-Performance Skiing Ch7 Nordic Skiing Ch8 Adventure Skiing Ch9 Friction:Glide and Grab Ch10 Epilogue: Physics, Skiing, and the Future

13 Technotes.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >