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Luge Ride


Robert Rudd
BF Goodrich Aerospace
rrudd@aisvt.bfg.com 

A model of a luge run is constructed. A slider races down the luge run at 60 miles an hour. A camera capable of generating the illusion of passing through a scene is designed. Finally, an animation from the perspective of the slider is presented.

Introduction

The Luge World

The Trajectories

The Camera

The Animation

Mathcam Discussion

References

About the Author

Implementation


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