SeniorDesignOrg-2011fall-T6-ProjectSummary - SENIOR DESIGN...

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EML 4551 • Ethics and Senior Design Organization • Fall 2011 Florida International University • Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering • Miami SENIOR DESIGN ORGANIZATION PROJECT DESCRIPTIONS Fall 2011 URBAN CONCEPT ELECTRIC PLUG-IN VEHICLE SHELL ECO-MARATHON COMPETITION Team 6: Josanne Batson, Gina Chin Fatt, Mike Wolff The Shell Eco-Marathon, held by the global group Shell, is an international competition that provides both high school and college students the opportunity to “design, build and test” energy efficient cars. There are two main categories, whereby our team will be participating in the one that focuses on a roadworthy four-wheel car: The urban-concept plug-in battery category. The research for alternative fuels has accelerated in recent years has increased due to the 2009 changes in the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) regulations and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. This has propelled the electric car industry into higher production rates
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  • Summer '08
  • Automobile, Electric car, Electric vehicle, Plug-in hybrid, Florida International University, Senior¬†Design¬†Organization

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