TEAM SOLARIS SOLAR RACING CAR
Solaris is a community of academicians, young investors and
researchers from undergraduate to Ph.D. level, who gathered around the
idea of designing/creating a car powered by solar energy and who are
motivated by FormulaG, solar car race organized by Bilim ve Teknik
Periodical (also TUBITAK- Turkish Science and Technology Research
Society) which will be held on August 30th 2005, just after the official
opening of Formula 1 Circuit in Istanbul.
University: Dokuz Eylül University - Mechanical Engineering Department
Name of the Car: Erke
Weight237kg (without driver)
Body and Chassis: Monococ, Carbon Composites Honeycomb Sandwitch Structure - our own design and production
of Wheels: 3
Suspensions: Front: Double A / Spring and absorber - our own design and production; Rear: Special Design / Spring and absorber
Batteries: PbZn dry battery 1kWh / Lithium Ion, 1kWh
PV's: Silicon, 800W Multi Crys.
Charging Unit: 84-100V Input 81 V Output - our own design and production
Motor: 2.5 kW Continuous - our own design and production
Motor Drive Cards: PWM MOSFET - our own design and production
Solaris II solar racing car front suspension and steering
° Dokuz Eylül University / Mechanical Engineering Department - Automatic Control, Mechatronics and CAD Labs.
° GÖVSA Composites
° Ege Vocational School -Industrial Electronics Program
° Ege University / Electrical Engineering Department
° GÖVSA Composites
TÜBİTAK - The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey
° İnci Akü
° Fersa Sac İşleme Merkezi
° Öznuray Makina ve Yedek Parça Sanayi
° Altekma İnşaat Dış Tic.Ltd.Şti.
° Tekno Engineering
° YAY-SE Yay & Mak. San. ve Tic. Ltd. Sti
° Ege Tim Ltd. Şti.
° Garanti Sigorta
° Chamber of Mechanical Engineers - İzmir
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