Browse Publications Books R-343
2003-10-17

The Winning Solar Car R-343

A successful solar car team must have a good car, good drivers, good weather information, good strategy, and a well-trained support team.

Based on the author's experiences designing and building five solar cars over a ten year period, this book focuses on the most imporant aspects of designing a competitive solar car, including developing a racing strategy, efficient solar car driving, project management, and designing the specific subsystems of the car.

Chapters cover:

  • Design Methodology
  • Aerodynamics of Solar Cars
  • Composite Materials
  • Car Balance and Spring Rates
  • and more
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