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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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Point of Excellence

The psychology program meets the standards required by the American Psychological Association for graduate school entrance.

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