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Análisis del accidente de "el péndulo" en el parque de atracciones Tibidabo de Barcelona

Author
Carretero-Alfaro, D.; Sanchez, D.; Martinez-Gonzalez, E.; Velazquez-Ameijide, J.; Arregui-Dalmases, C.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Dyna ingeniería e industria
Date of publication
2013-06-01
Volume
88
Number
3
First page
344
Last page
351
DOI
https://doi.org/10.6036/5401 Open in new window
URL
http://www.revistadyna.com/Dyna/ Open in new window
Abstract
An analysis of the possible causes of the collapse of an attraction (El Péndulo) located in the amusement park of Tibidabo (Barcelona) has been performed. This analysis corroborates some hypotheses asserted by Professional association of Industrial Engineers of Catalonia (COEIC) by numerical computations. The accident caused a fatality and additional injured people. This attraction was opened in August of 2006, that indeed, it lasted for 4 years. In the analysis carried out, it is analyzed in d...
Keywords
Accidente, Corrosión, Fatiga de materiales, Parque de Atracciones, Péndulo, Tibidabo
Group of research
GRABI - Grup de Recerca Aplicada en Biomecànica de l'Impacte
LEAM - Acoustic and Mechanical Engineering Laboratory

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