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We picked up quarter sized molds of SC7. The team will be doing a mini aero shell over the Thanksgiving break to get practice before tackling the real thing over the winter
Electrical Team members Charlie and Marco are finalizing SC7s lights and gave a design review of their project today. The design review will be posted in a couple of days so make sure to check it out to learn more !
SC7 had its first day outside today. It went very well! You can see a compilation video of it here: https://youtu.be/hUNuFKqt5xE
Super busy work session today as we prepare for the rolling chassis test on Saturday. Both mechanical and electrical team members were working in Autobay making our floor panels, steering, getting the wheels on and doing further motor testing.
Frank did a design review for SC7s Solar Cell Array last week. Check out our blog to see how SC7 compares to SC6 and what steps were taken to optimize its performance. https://nusolar.org/blog/2017/11/07/design-review-solar-cell-array-design/
7 weeks of Fall quarter already passed! Click the link below to see this week's updates on our Mechanical, Electrical and Business teams and a sneak peek to the new Solar video https://nusolar.org/blog/2017/11/06/this-week-in-nu-solar-fall-2017-we...
The rolling chassis testing was delayed until next Saturday because of poor weather conditions (and maybe because we are having some minor wheel issues). To cheer you up, here's a video of the new & sparkly SC7 dashboard some of the new Electrica...
New NUsolar mechanical team members have been learning how to do composites from our composites lead Lindon Liu. Next work session they will be making their first independent parts! Here's Antonio and Ji proudly holding one of our interior panels
Check out what NUsolar has been up to this week! See the exciting updates from the Mechanical & Electrical teams and upcoming events https://nusolar.org/blog/2017/10/29/week6fall2017/
The very first spin of our new Mitsuba motor!
Join NUsolar and help us build and race our 7th Solar Car SC7! 🌞🌞🌞 Upcoming info sessions: All vehicle team meeting on September 26th in Tech LR2 5.30 to 7pm NUsolar Welcome Meeting on September 28th in Tech LR4 6 to 8pm
Come to our welcome meeting next Thursday (9/28) to meet the team and learn about the different opportunities available at NUSolar! Bring yourself and all your interested friends 🙂
Check us out at the Fall Student Organization Fair tomorrow, 9/20 from 4-7pm! We'll be outside on Norris East Lawn, table 25.
Catch us at the Evanston Green Living Festival today from 1-5pm! We'll be on Main St. between Asbury Ave. and Ridge Crt. For more information, check out their website at http://www.evanstongreenfest.org/Home_Page.html #greenliving
As NUsolar goes into its last day of raycing, check out this video we did with Crimson Education to catch up on what NUsolar is and what we're doing in Texas! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RE4I78p2E5I
Day 5 of #fsgp2017 began early in the morning with array charging and a few changes to the ventilation of the battery box. While the day ended with a sunshower, the rest of it was filled with sunshine and raycing. We can't wait to start up again t...
Day 4 of #fsgp2017 started off a bit slow, but NUsolar was eventually able to get on the track! One achievement: getting over COTA's steep hill without assistance. Check out the album for some highlights from the day!
Today was day 3 of #fsgp2017, and was the first day that the drivers got to take a tour of the track that they will be racing on tomorrow. While that was exciting, as the track is beautiful, the highlight of the day was completing all the requirem...
Mechanical member Lindon Liu, after passing scrutineering in #fsgp2017. PC Emily Zhao
Before sharing our daily #fsgp2017 photos, we have a huge announcement: for the first time since 2011, NUsolar has been able to fulfill ALL our requirements BEFORE the first raycing day!! We are incredibly proud, and are so excited to see how the ...
Our second day at #fsgp2017 consisted of egress and BPS testing, tire seating, and Fourth of July festivities! We are preparing to begin dynamics testing tomorrow and are proud of our progress thus far. Scroll through the photos below to see what ...