Western High School Solar Car Racing "Solar Cats"

Western High School
Davie, Florida
Dr. Chin-Tang Liu, Team Advisor
Classic Division

Team Data
Team Captains Stephen Thomas
Chen Lim
Team Members Kevin Liu
Stephen Thomas
Ian Sorenson
Chen Lim
Gabriel Brea
Justyn Byrnes
Michael Benben
Brandon Abin
Nicholas Buitrago
Leo Torres
Caylan Whelan
Cindy Rosensteel
Zach Dean
Chad Wishner
Vehicle Name Solar Cat
Web Site http://solarcats.sitey.me

Vehicle Data
Vehicle Length 4.90 m
Vehicle Width 1.78 m
Vehicle Height 1.50 m
Vehicle Weight
(without driver)
500 kg
Batteries Eight UPG Batteries
30.2 lb, 50 Ah per battery
Solar Cells Cell Manufacturer: SolarLand and Carmanah
Cell Panels: GS-S-160-Fab8, SLP070-12M
Number of cells: 9 panels (total)
Length: 1.47 m per panel
Width: 0.66 m, 0.34 m per panel
Efficiency: 17-19%
Overall size: 5.44 m²
Brakes Type 1: Disk [front]
Type 2: Disk [front]
Motor Etek-R 200SYQX1
8 hp continuous