Sunsetters Data Sheet
TeamPresident: Eric Bradley
Crew Members: Tim Barth, Paul Buchanan, Brian Freeman, Jason Gates, Luke Graunke, Dan Hodgson, Jim Karg, Nathan Keim, Joe Koehler, Jason Novacek, Angie Parker, Andrew Paulson, Keith Richtman, Adena Sisk, Bill Totenhagen, John Totenhagen, Tom Triplett, and Andrew Ulrich
Designated Drivers: Andrew Ulrich, Andrew Paulson, Luke Graunke, Keith Richtman, Joe Koehler, Tim Barth, and Jason Gates
Faculty Advisor: Wayne Reitz
Wheelbase: 2.44m Front to Back, 1.22m Front wheels
Weight: 408.23kg without driver
ChassisStructural Construction/Materials: Fiberglass/Nomex, or honeycomb, flat panel boards bonded with micro spheres and Kevlar tape. Aluminum components integrated into frame include roll cage, roll bar, front/rear suspension mounts, and a hydraulically dampened lifting arm for the shell. Frame contains compartments for battery boxes and electronics.
Number of wheels: 4
Wheels: New Generation Motors wheels 5.7cm x 36cm
Tires: Bridgestone Ecopia, 36cm
Body Construction/Materials: Fiberglass/Nomex, or honeycomb, flat panel boards bonded with micro spheres and Kevlar tape. Parabolic contours formed with a combination of polyurethane foam and Kevlar cloth/resin mixture. Vacuum formed Polycarbonate Canopy.
Brakes: Hydraulically driven disc brakes on both front and left rear wheels; regenerative braking on rear drive wheel. Activated by braking pedal in driver compartment.
Suspension: Front, Double parallel A-arm design. Custom milled kingpins.
Steering: Rack and pinion steering. Steering shaft mounted to top of frame in driver's compartment. Composite steering wheel.
New Generation Motors SC-M150-08
Max RPM 1200, 96 Volts, Weight 20kg, motor diameter 31.5cm,Bodine Electric e-Torq Motor
Controller: New Generation Motors C200
Controls: Foot actuated accelerating pedal
Ahr Capacity: 52 Ah
Discharge Rate: C-2
Number of Batteries: 8
Solar ArrayCell Manufacturer: Siemens Type I
Cell Efficiency: 14%
Estimated Peak Array Power: 934.09 Watts during both racing and charging configuration
Number of Cells: 610
Power Trackers: 4 AERL Buck Boost 300 Watt
Encapsulation technique: Sylgard Coating