International Future Energy Challenge 🗓 🗺

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Date: July 28 2019- July  31 2019.
Time: 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM (EDT)

Location:

  • 1415 Engineering Dr
    Madison, Wisconsin
    United States 53706

Cost: Free
RSVP: Required.
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Summary:

IFEC is an international student competition for innovation, conservation, and effective use of electrical energy, which is open to college and university student teams from recognized undergraduate engineering programs in any location.

Prizes:

There will be a Grand Prize of $10,000 and three additional awards granted at $5,000, $3,000 and $1,000 each. Competition will include design aspects, dynamometer testing and riding on race-track.

Specification:

Input: 48V dc nominal from specified 9Ah battery pack.
Output: 3-phase BLDC motor drive; Vout: 36V; Pout: 500W; variable speed.
Power Density: >1.5 W/cm3 without fan.
Converter temperature rise < 40°C with 500W @ 25°C Ambient Temperature.
Judgment criteria will include energy consumption for a typical drive cycles.