The G-Force task group has determined that there is a need to clearly define how to calculate onset. Onset is currently undefined within the standard. By adding a clear definition of onset will help facilitate the proper use of calculating onset in an accepted method that allows for comparison against the published onset limits with the standard.
Keywordsacceleration limits; amusement ride or devices; anti-rollback devices; chain; clearance envelope; containment; control systems; design; electrical; emergency safety device; fasteners; fatigue; fencing; guardrails; hydraulics; impact factor; loads and strengths; mechanical systems; operational hours; pneumatics; restraints; ride analysis; welding; wire rope; Amusement rides/devices; Design--consumer products/applications;
Ballot Item Approved as F2291-2015 and Pending Publication