School of Engineering

Car Specifications

Full Scale (Conceptual)

- 18' x 6.6' x 3.6' (L x W x H)
- 830 lbs. (Including Driver, 654 lbs. without driver)
- Nominal design speed of 42 mph
- Aluminum chassis with 1" aluminum tubing. 628' of tubing required to
- 12 hp motor (10.9 Ideal), rear wheel drive
- 9 lead acid batteries connected to supply 96V
- 12 m2 total upper surface area for solar cell placement
- Rack and pinion steering
- 4 wheel disc brakes, independent front and rear
- 4 wheel independent A-frame suspension

Prototype

- 1/4 Scale, fully functional
- 53.2" x 18.7" x 7.6" (L x W x H)
- Approximately 55 feet of 1/4" 1010 mild carbon steel (solid rod)
- Remotely controlled with an 5-channel controller.
- System includes 4 servo motors to actuate steering, breaking, and acceleration
- Design speed, up to 27 mph
- Approximately 30 lbs.
- 150W motor, 48V (nominal voltage)
- Modified bicycle hydraulic brakes (on front wheels only).

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