P17280: Hot Wheelz Thermal Management System
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The current RIT Hot Wheelz Formula SAE Electric vehicle has a basic thermal management system for it's various electrical components. To optimize performance during competition this system needs to be improved. The objective of this senior design project is to design a lightweight, reliable system that effectively cools the critical electrical components.

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Project Name
Hot Wheelz Thermal Management System
Project Number
P17280
Project Family
Vehicle Systems and Technologies
Start Term
2161
End Term
2165
Faculty Guide
Mr. Gerald Garavuso, gxgddm@rit.com
Primary Customer
Ms. Maura Chmielowiec, maurac2187@gmail.com

Team Members

From left to right: Caitlin Babul, Missy Miller, Jordan Short, & Kristin Zatwarnicki

From left to right: Caitlin Babul, Missy Miller, Jordan Short, & Kristin Zatwarnicki

Member Role Contact
Missy Miller Project Manager mam1664@rit.edu
Caitlin Babul Systems Engineer cjb9238@rit.edu
Jordan Short Lead Design Engineer tgs6544@rit.edu
Kristin Zatwarnicki Communications Lead kaz7273@rit.edu

Table of Contents

MSD I & II MSD I MSD II For Gerry

Planning & Execution

Team Values & Norms

Project Photos and Videos

Imagine RIT

Problem Definition

Systems Design

Preliminary Detailed Design

Detailed Design

Build & Test Prep

Subsystem Build & Test

Integrated System Build & Test

Integrated System Build & Test with Customer Demo

Customer Handoff & Final Project Documentation

Missy's Work

Caitlin's Work

Kristin's Work

Jordan's Work

Acknowledgements

We would like to acknowledge the guidance of Mr. Gerald Garavuso, Ms. Maura Chmielowiec.