Flywheel Energy Storage Unit Meeting 06-05-15
Current funds raised and pledged $920
- Ken could not attend Big M due to last minute emergency
- Mini Maker Fair Ann Arbor?
- Need to complete Awesome Foundation Grant by weekend of 6-14-15
- Maker Faire Detroit: Communications, handouts (CNC key chains), donation receptacle, demo flywheel
- Indigogo: Communications, video, pitch writing
- Bicycle force study development. Design of experiment to determine force needed to accelerate rider to cruising speed. We marked off 100 meters and with a stop watch we measured the time it took to accelerate. Next week we will ask for volunteers to run a full study.
Konrad - 100 meters 20.47 seconds
Ken - 100 meters 24.23 seconds
Mike - 100 meters 20.11 seconds
- 3D modeling of bicycle - work-in-progress
- Energy balance and first level sizing - work-in-progress