Reporter's Calendar: Purdue Events for Journalists

May 18, 2015  


JOURNALISTS: Here is a list of upcoming Purdue events that reporters may want to consider covering.

PURDUE EVENTS

* May 28 - Science on Tap to focus on the fun, technical aspects of roller coasters

 

Science on Tap to focus on the fun, technical aspects of roller coasters

May 28. 6 p.m. Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., Lafayette. Mechanical engineering professors Jeff Rhoads and Chuck Krousgrill will explore the fun and technical aspects of roller coasters through a look at their modeling, analysis and design. As part of their talk, "On the Right Track: Exploring Engineering through the Prism of Roller Coaster Dynamics," they will describe how this exciting application area is being used at Purdue to encourage learning and spark student creativity. The informal Science on Tap lecture, which is free and open to those 21 and older, is sponsored by the School of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering and Discovery Park. For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1511624115757290/?ref_notif_type=plan_user_invited&source=1.

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