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
     
 

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."

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"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:
0.60(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(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.

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