Development and construction of Car for the Eco-marathon Competition
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This report presents the continued work of the DNV Fuel Fighter 2012 project report. 13 students with 5 different fields of studies has worked to improve the 2012 car to compete in the Shell Eco-marathon 2013. This work has included management work, promotion work, design work and upgrades of the car design. The upgrades has ranged from reliability improvements to sub-system redesigns.This report includes the master thesis of the three mechanical engineers, the project managers thesis, in addition to summaries of the other team members? respective parts. The results of our combined efforts can be summarized through our final achievements at Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2013:- Winner of the Communication Award.- Winner of the Design Award.- Third place in the Urban Concept Class, a class with 33 registered teams.- A fuel efficiency of 202 km/kWh, equivalent to 1979 km/L gasoline, a solid increase from last year?s result of 163 km/kWh.