Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

The IEEE-PELS SOLAR SPLASH The World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating An Intercollegiate Student Design SOLAR/ELECTRIC BOAT COMPETITION

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "The IEEE-PELS SOLAR SPLASH The World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating An Intercollegiate Student Design SOLAR/ELECTRIC BOAT COMPETITION"— Presentation transcript:

1 The IEEE-PELS SOLAR SPLASH The World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating An Intercollegiate Student Design SOLAR/ELECTRIC BOAT COMPETITION Jeff Morehouse, Solar Splash Organizer

2

3 2011 Preps

4 EDUCATIONAL GOALS Develop Project Management Skills  Leadership, planning, business-related Exposure to Multi-Disciplinary Teams  Electrical, mechanical, marine, business Exposure to Solar Energy Application  Panels, batteries, motors, controls Develop Systems Integration Outlook  Design, construction, testing, funding Provide International Education Experience  Promoting collaboration, diversity and gaining life learning skills that are essential to engineering/technology program goals

5 COMPETITION FORMAT ( 5 DAY EVENT: Wed – Sun ) ENGINEERING DESIGN ( 150 points ):  Design report submitted (~May 1 st )  Poster presentation  Workmanship BOAT COMPETITIONS ( 850 points ):  Qualifying: Maneuverability & Sprint  Slalom  Sprint ( 300 meters)  Endurance ( 2 times 2 hours)

6 COMPETITION “Happenings” ( 5 DAY EVENT: Wed – Sun ) WEDNESDAY - register, begin technical inspection, attend Opening Reception. THURSDAY – continue Tech Inspections and run Qualifying Events FRIDAY – run Slalom Race and 300-meter Sprint Heats SATURDAY – run 4-hour Endurance Event SUNDAY – run Final Sprint Events and attend Awards Ceremony

7 2011 Competitors 1. University of New Orleans 3. University of Northern Iowa 4. Kansas State University - Salina 5. Cedarville University 6. Washington State University 7. University of Arkansas 8. Middle Tennessee State University 9. University of Rochester 10. University of South Carolina 11. Orono Senior High School 12. Carnegie Mellon University 13. University of Central Florida 14. Dokuz Eylul University (Turkey) 15. SUNY - Stony Brook 16. St. Louis University 17. Cal-Poly Pomona 18. Northeastern University 19. Istanbul Technical University 20. University at Buffalo 21. Geneva College 22. Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico)

8 Tent scene Tent Area (Paddock)

9 Work Space (Paddock) Inside and Outside Tent

10 Ecole de Technologie Superieure (ETS) from Montreal “ FLYING”

11 2010 Sprint Heats

12 Innovative Power Electronics Applications

13 Endurance Event

14 Social Events Under Tent

15 Sprint Finals

16 Local Media Coverage and Awards Ceremony

17 UNI Solar Panthers 2010

18 Many thanks to our Solar Splash Host Team Planning Committee Jan Hanish – Assistant Vice President Outreach & Special Programs Dean Shoars – Director Physical Plant Administration Doug Jensen – Associate Director Facilities Operations Eric O’Brien – University Sustainability Coordinator Lori Eberhard – Park Manager George Wyth State Park Kim Burger – Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau Manager Mike Boomer – Former Solar Splash Student Doug Bechthold – Former Solar Splash Student Kendra Willey – Event Coordinator Intern Dr. Reg Pecen - Professor & Coordinator Electrical Engineering Technology

19 The most wanted pinky truck of the 2010 Solar Splash event!

20 Many Thanks to our Sponsors Cedar Valley Alliance Iowa Math and Science Education Partnership Cedar Valley Sports Commission Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau University of Northern Iowa IEEE-Power Electronics Society Cedar Falls Utilities Iowa DNR

21 Welcome to Heartland - Iowa 2011 Solar Splash in Cedar Falls/Waterloo George Wyth State Park: George Wyth Lake where the event will be held.

22 UNI Wellness Center & Swimming Pool UNI Campus Cedar Falls, Iowa is proud of hosting Solar Splash 2011

23 For any questions Solar Splash Organizer Jeffrey Morehouse, Ph.D., P.E Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dept Univ of South Carolina Tel: (803) Host Contact Reg Pecen, Ph.D. Professor & Coordinator Electrical Engineering Technology Univ of Northern Iowa Tel: (319) Kendra Willey


Download ppt "The IEEE-PELS SOLAR SPLASH The World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating An Intercollegiate Student Design SOLAR/ELECTRIC BOAT COMPETITION"

Similar presentations


Ads by Google