Weekly Meeting Subteam Updates

Engine Team

  • Fuel pump issues fixed
  • Test engine and develop fuel map at testing
  • Getting new engine fully assembled for testing

Body/Chassis Team

  • Finished tensioner parts and weld them
  • Installed wheel controls
  • Seat CF layup complete and mounted
  • Cut out fuel hatch
  • Helped mill out new engine
  • FInish new potential axle
  • CF injector bubble layup
  • Hinges for fuel door
  • Planning out front wheel and engine guards

Electrical Team

  • Designed HUD for driver interface and PWM generator for new fuel pump
  • Getting useful tachometer data at testing this week
  • Rebuilding main board on carbon
  • Further checking of electrical rules compliance

Battery Electric Vehicle

  • Went to Shell Ecomarathon competition to view working vehicle configurations
  • Started planning motor controller and finding main parts
  • Determined current motor controller is reason motor not working with vehicle load

                                                                                                                      Updated 4/14/2015

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