>>> Welcome to my personal website. This space is primarily a way to record things I've made and stuff I enjoy doing in my spare time. The best way to contact me is
>>> My professional profile is available on LinkedIn:
>>> Having some fun making things with
. A good primer is
John Hughes' book.
>>> Helping start a group in Ballard to promote Neighborhood Greenways. See
Ballard Greenways on Facebook
>>> I can often be found riding around the North West
in Puget Sound. See you out there...
sea kayak kit from Pygmy Boats. A build gallery is
>>> Electric conversion of a Hyundai Excel. A short
and a few
This project was the conversion of a gasoline powered car to electric drive.
A few specs:
Prestolite 18 HP Series DC motor
Curtis 1221B controller
96 volt battery pack, comprised of 16 Trojan deepcycle batteries
DC to DC converter for 12 volt system
Maximum range approximately 40 miles
Average 5 kWh recharge overnight
Useful references during the project:
Build Your Own Electric Vehicle
by Bob Brant
by Michael Brown and Shari Prange
>>> Electric Toyota MR2
silent chain transmission
. An undergrad design project.
>>> Low Temperature Difference
by James R. Senft.
>>> Hybrid Electric Race Car
, Viking 23 at WWU.
>>> Experiments with
Cryogenic Energy Storage
for my Senior Project.
>>> Parser and analyzer for the
Source code on bitbucket
© 2013 Colin Dietrich