Flywheel Energy Storage Unit Meeting 05-15-15

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5/15/2015 Meeting

- Review timeline

- Measured the mass of the bicycle and tires. Bicycle mass = 19.27 kg, Single Tire mass = 2.18 kg

- Full dimension study of the Free Spirit bicycle. Using an array of measuring tools, we measured the frame and other features in order to create an accurate CAD model. The CAD model will enhance the design process to fully understand the constraints required for the design.

- Fundraising updates: May 18-20 Automotive Light-Weighting Conference Detroit, Makerfaire Event Fundraising Team (need 4-6 people for whole weekend).


1) Start CAD modeling

2) Energy balance and first level sizing

3) Go to Automotive Conference May 18-20, 2015