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Don't take the post dates on this page as a measure of how often I blog. I update my Books page and Euler page quite often.

Gokart Reflection

Posted: 5 August 2013

Lord Charles has ordered us to do a reflection. He has given us some pointers to follow so here we are answering it! Assessment of your machine’s performance. Consider the differences between your design calculations and the actual performance. This is an interesting one. There were many things we had...

Batt Mobile Complete!

Posted: 1 August 2013

Here’s a teaser of our gokart. IT WORKS. Evidently a last minute hack to make it work. Look at that mess of wires! Okay so we fired up our vehicles today but it didn’t start. Andrew was wondering why didn’t it start. And then he realised that we didn’t power...

Solder, solder, solder, solder.

Posted: 31 July 2013

The controllers (with rings) The controllers (no rings) Our controller came with the ring terminals. However, we decided that they wouldnt be too glam when we put it our our kart. Therefore, we decided to swap all of them out into the bullet connectors. They look awesome. Connecting the wires...

$0.0033 left.

Posted: 28 July 2013

We milked every penny! We are left with one third of a cent. wow

Rolling test completed!

Posted: 25 July 2013

Batt Mobile all set and ready to roll Us and the kart Woohoo! We got 10/10. Soldered hall effect sensor That concludes our journey with the Mechanical Component of this EV summer program. Time for electronics! Can’t wait to get the car moving!