ASTM F2137-11

    Standard Practice for Measuring the Dynamic Characteristics of Amusement Rides and Devices

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers acquisition of data related to the dynamic characteristics of amusement rides and devices.

    1.2 This practice also defines the specific requirements of a Standardized Amusement Ride Characterization Test (SARC Test) for use in characterizing the dynamic motion of an amusement ride or device.

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.3.1 ExceptionThe values are reversed in Section 13 since EN standards primarily use SI units.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    SAE Standard

    SAE J211 Instrumentation for Impact Tests

    EN Standard

    EN13814 Fairground and amusement park machinery and structures - Safety


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.200.99 (Other equipment for entertainment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/F2137-11

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