Los Altos Academy of Engineering

High Voltage

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Designed and Constructed: 1999-2000
First Race: Pentad Nationals @ Cal State Dominguez Hills Velodrome, June 2000



Specifications

Dimensions
Length: 118 in. (300 cm)
Width: 36 in. (91.44 cm)
Height: 29 in. (50 cm)
Weight: 400 lbs (200 kg)

Weight

Body: 29 lbs.(13 kg)
Chassis: 3/4 in. mild steel round tube 0.05 wall

Batteries
Manufacturer: Panasonic
Model: LCR6V12P (16-6V batteries, 96V system)
Type: lead-acid
Capacity: 1.15 kWh discharge rate at 20 hr
Weight: 1.3 lbs per battery (0.6 kg)
Total weight: 21.2 lbs (9.6 kg)

Drive System
Motor Manufacturer: Kollemorgen / Industrial Drive
Model: TM-2952-3133-B
Weight: 14.5 lbs (6.6 kg)
Power Output: 746 W
Maximum speed: 3600 rpm

Controller
Manufacturer: AERL (Australia Energy Research Lab)
Type: Pulse Width Modulated DC Brush Motor Controller

Body

Composite construction vacuum bag wet lay-up process
Fiberglass (exterior) - Plexiglas canopy shield
Fiberglass/matt (interior) - foam core

Suspension
Front: Double rubber isolators
Rear: Rock Shock Super Deluxe

Brakes
Manufacturer: Hayes mountain bike
Type: Dual Piston Hydraulic Disc Brakes (2)

Tires
Manufacturer: Bridgestone / Firestone
Type: Solar tires (3) at 120 PSI

Wheels

NewGen one-piece CNC-machined from aluminum billet

Performance
1999 National Electrathon (Olympic Velodrome) - 37.5 miles in one hour
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