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25 Feb
2019

Cal Poly Human Powered Vehicle Team to Race at Battle Mountain

  • February 25, 2019
  • Tai Freligh
  • 282 views

The Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) Team at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is doing something a little different this year.  Rather than race at the student competition put on by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), they decided to compete at the World Human Powered Speed Challenge (WHPSC) in Battle Mountain, Nevada this September. Five members..

05 Mar
2015

Cal Poly’s 3000 MPG Supermileage Car

  • March 5, 2015
  • Steve Cornelius
  • 66 views

George Leone, Student Project Facilitator at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA, sent us pictures of a fascinating project one of the student teams is undertaking. Cal Poly students are designing a “Supermileage” car to compete in the Shell Eco-Marathon as part of a class project. The Shell Eco Marathon is designed to challenge..

14 May
2014

Solar Cooking In Third World Countries

  • May 14, 2014
  • admin
  • 23 views

A unique program at Cal Poly SLO, headed by Dr. Pete Schwartz, is experimenting with ground-breaking solar cooking technology with its ultimate goal to make solar cooking an effective, affordable option for under-developed locations worldwide. Many villages in under-developed locations rely on open-fire cooking daily, which leads to respiratory problems and premature deaths, especially among children..

29 Oct
2013

Cal Poly Students Optimize Solar Cooking With Precision Board

  • October 29, 2013
  • admin
  • 46 views

A group of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Engineering and Physics students recently took part in an amazing project designed to help residents of some of the world’s poorest locations cook food with solar energy. Using the Scheffler Reflector concept (a large solar reflector that tracks the sun on a single polar axis, reflects the..

30 May
2012

Winner – 1st Place in Design – Human Powered Vehicle

  • May 30, 2012
  • admin
  • 125 views

The Cal Poly Human Powered Vehicle Team recently competed at the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) student Human Powered Vehicle Challenge West competition with their newest bike “Gemini”, which was built using donated Precision Board Plus HDU. The event was held at the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah on the gokart racing track...

19 Mar
2012

Cal Poly’s 3000 MPG Supermileage Car

  • March 19, 2012
  • admin
  • 62 views

George Leone, Student Project Facilitator at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA, sent us pictures of a fascinating project one of the student teams is undertaking. Cal Poly students are designing a “Supermileage” car to compete in the Shell Eco-Marathon as part of a class project. The Shell Eco Marathon is designed to challenge..