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Geneva College Solar Splash 2005 - 2006

 

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2005-2006 Team

Clockwise from Left: Jen Wynick, David Yoder,

Aaron Galvin, Amelia Ward, David Grubb, Ed Wright

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2004 Cyclone
With added spray Shields
 
 
 
 

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This is a 1/10 scale model of our current design with an altered, rounded hull.  It was made using a molded polyethylene shell with auto body filler.

 

We tested it in our tow tank to find wave drag at various velocities.

 

Other options for hull design include:

  • Catamaran Hull
  • Displacement/Planing Hull

 

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Solar Panels

 

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Point Power Tracker 

This will be used to maximize the ability to charge the batteries through the solar panels

 

 

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This is one of 7 endurance batteries.  We use two at a time in the competition.  They are deep cycle batteries.

 

 

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This is one of 6 sprint batteries.  We use three at a time in the competition.  They are starter batteries

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Endurance Motor

 

DC Electric

1 Hp

Weight:  15 lbs

 

 

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Sprint Motor

 

DC Electric

13 Hp

Weight:  40 lbs

 

 

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The Motor Controller is used for the endurance mode to control the speed of the boat.  It cannot handle the current needed to run the sprint motor.

 

 

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Solenoids are used during the sprint mode to alternate between two speeds, switching between 24 V and 36 V.

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events
Dec06
The Genevans Christmas "Glad Tidings" Concert
1st Presbyterian Church, Beaver Falls 7:00 p.m.

ARTS & CULTURE
The Genevans welcomes Christmas season with “Glad Tidings!”
The ensemble will perform its annual Christmas concerts on Dec. 5 and 6.
CURRENT STUDENTS
Geneva vocalists perform well at Tri-State competition
Five music majors competed against peers from PA, OH and WV.
ARTS & CULTURE
Geneva Reading Series: Nostalgia
Literary and musical talent will be on display on Wed., Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.
ATHLETICS
Cornuet remembers brother with help from football
Reprinted with permission from the Beaver County Times.
ATHLETICS
Athletic Department adds three programs
Geneva’s list of varsity sports expands to include Men’s and Women’s Golf and Men’s Tennis.