Technology of Alpine Skiing
Christopher A. Brown, Ph.D., P.E.
Mechanical Engineering Department
Course sponsors: Rossignol Ski Company,Vermont Ski Safety Inc.
This course is dedicated to the memory of Mickey Cochran, 1923-1998, athlete,
soldier, engineer and ski coach.
see hints for homework 2 to get the simple approach to the
fore-aft lean question
check out this gate-bash and
panel problem... note how the tip of
the turning pole is bent around the panel, which is over the skier's
shoulder, and how the non-turning pole is wacking him in the back
slide show for edging, turning and machining snow (copyright
Christopher A. Brown) - as presented at the University of Innsbruck
slides of bindings, testers and release boots