Waterfall Swing

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The swing is a collaborative project between Mike O’TooleAndrew RatcliffIan Charnas andAndrew Witte.

How the Waterfall Swing works

Water recirculates through 273 independently controlled solenoid valves at the top of the structure to create a wall of water. This water starts from a collection pool on the ground and is pumped up to a large pipe that feeds the solenoids. Sensors mounted on the swingset gather information about the angle and speed of each swing. That information is sent to a computer that predicts the action of the rider. The computer then creates a hole in the wall of water, allowing the rider to swing through without getting wet.

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