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February 16, 2008

The Bikes are here!









February 04, 2008

Layman Equipment Manuals

We've sifted through the lengthy manuals that come with the equipment and have written our own quick reference manuals for the layman and mechanic alike.

I think it would be a good idea for everyone to be familiar with the equipment and know general operation of them. Feel free to add or modify these manuals as the year progresses. Remember that future classes could be able to utilize these manuals too.

-Dave

Honda Generator Quick-Guide:

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January 30, 2008

Pedal Green

I found a website that explains how to convert our human energy into electrical energy:

http://www.humboldt.edu/~ccat/pedalpower/

deep cycle marine batteries

lots of good info for how deep cycle marine batteries work

http://www.solar-electric.com/deep_cycle_batteries/deep_cycle_battery_faq.htm#Gelled%20electrolyte

we need a 100+amp hour one and a 55 amp hour
also it recommends an AGM (absorbed glass mat) battery as opposed to a gel battery


January 28, 2008

Grant proposal and equipment list

Two crucial documents:

Download The Grant Proposal

Download The budget, from which we got all but the RA support and indirect costs.

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