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Re: [EVDL] East coast science teacher in Phoenix hoping to show students a custom bui

The link is
http://members.cox.net/rstotts/evpresentation.ppt

Go get 'em!



--- dale henderson <[email protected]>
wrote:

> i would also like to see this ppt, as i talk about
> these things in my classroom
> =

> =

> --- Bob Bath <[email protected]>
wrote:
> =


> > 1) What does it say a person values when they
> spend
> > $30-40,000 on a vehicle that gets 8-12 miles per
> > gallon of gasoline?
> > =

> > 2) What does it say a person values when they
> spend
> > $30-40,000 on a vehicle that emits no pollution?
> > =

> > 3) Why do you think that there has not been wider
> > acceptance of electric vehicles nationwide?
> > =

> > 4) Where is energy used in a combustion (gas
> > burning)
> > vehicle which doesn=92t wind up making the wheels go
> > around?
> > =

> > 5) Where is energy used in an electric vehicle
> > which
> > doesn=92t wind up making the wheels go around?
> > =

> > 6) What would be some of the global results of
> more
> > people driving electric vehicles?
> > =

> > 7) Our government predicts that we will run out
> of
> > gasoline between 2025 and 2050. Do you think it
> is
> > fair, or wise, that adults are now driving the
> > largest, least fuel efficient cars possible? =

> > Explain.
> > =

> > 8) Fuel efficiency is how far a car can go on one
> > gallon of gas. The more fuel efficient you are,
> the
> > farther you can go, and the less money you=92ll pay.
> =

> > Right now, our government leaders let automakers
> > choose how fuel efficient to make their cars. Why
> > is
> > this a concern?
> > =

> > 9) A hybrid vehicle is a car that can run off of
> > batteries for awhile, then switch to electric when
> > the
> > batteries get low, to drive while recharging! =

> What
> > might be some advantages to driving this type of
> > car?
> > =

> > =

> > =

> > 10) There are hundreds of parts in a gas-burning
> > vehicle, but only three in an electric vehicle. =

> How
> > do you think the reliability of the two would
> > compare?
> > =

> > =

> > 11) A hybrid vehicle is a car that can run off
> > batteries, gasoline, or both. Why might the US
> > military want to switch to hybrid vehicles? In
> > other
> > words, how might it help our national security?
> > =

> > 12) To be the most environmentally-friendly, what
> > type of power plant should provide the electricity
> > for
> > electric vehicles?
> > =

> > 13) It takes 700 pounds of lead acid batteries to
> > equal the energy of one gallon of gasoline.
> > It takes 350 pounds of nickel-metal hydride
> > batteries
> > to equal the energy of one gallon of gasoline.
> > It takes 175 pounds of lithium ion polymer
> batteries
> > to equal the energy one gallon of gasoline. Which
> > batteries would you choose, and why?
> > =

> > 14) Some people refer to this vehicle as solar
> > powered. Is it? What are three reasons it makes
> no
> > sense to put solar cells on the roof of the
> vehicle?
> > =

> > 15) What are several jobs that might be lost with
> > more
> > widespread purchase of electric vehicles?
> > =

> > Students are heterogenously grouped for the
> > following
> > in groups of about 4. Assign them the following
> > questions.
> > =

> > PART 1:
> > You are asked to build a replica of the Honda
> > CivicWithACord. What factors will determine the
> > number of batteries you use?
> > (answers will include size, voltage rating of the
> > motor, weight of the batteries, whether I want to
> > keep
> > the back seat, cargo capacity of the vehicle,
> brake
> > rating/stopping distance of the vehicle, etc.
> etc).
> > =

> > What factors will determine the _placement_ of
> those
> > batteries?
> > (answers will include size of the compartment
> where
> > they are going, how it affects the suspension, can
> > they be anchored in case of crash? how much heat
> > will
> > be given off when they charge? How will it affect
> > the
> > steering/How will it affect emergency handling of
> > the
> > vehicle? =

> > =

> > PART 2:
> > Prioritize the answers you've listed by number
> from
> > MOST IMPORTANT ENGINEERING ASPECT, to LEAST
> > IMPORTANT.
> > =

> > --- R Patterson <[email protected]>
wrote:
> > =

> > > Hey all,
> > > =

> > > I've got my science in Phoenix for a science and
> > > engineering convention till
> > > Saturday, we're from the sticks of western NC
> and
> > > I'm hoping to someone
> > > living in the Phoenix area will be willing to
> > swing
> > > by the Phoenix Hyatt and
> > > show off their handy work. I hope to start
> > building
> > > either an EV go-cart or
> > > motorcycle this spring and would like to
> generate
> > > some excitement prior to
> > > the project.
> > > =

> > > Thanks,
> > > =

> > > Ralph.
> > > =

> > > -- =

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> > > --Napoleon Bonaparte--
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> > =

> > =

> > Converting a gen. 5 Honda Civic? My $20
> > "CiviWithACord" DVD shows footage of my '92 sedan,
> > as well as a del Sol and hatch too! =

> > www.budget.net/~bbath/CivicWithACord.html
> > ____ =

> > __/__|__\ __ =

> > =3DD-------/ - - \ =

> > 'O'-----'O'-'
> > Would you still drive your car if the tailpipe
> came
> > out of the steering wheel? Are you saving any gas
> > for your kids?
> > =

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Converting a gen. 5 Honda Civic? My $20 "CiviWithACord" DVD shows footage =
of my '92 sedan, as well as a del Sol and hatch too! =

www.budget.net/~bbath/CivicWithACord.html
____ =

__/__|__\ __ =

=3DD-------/ - - \ =

'O'-----'O'-'
Would you still drive your car if the tailpipe came out of the steering whe=
el? Are you saving any gas for your kids?

__________________________________________________
Do You Yahoo!?
Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around =

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