Kalamazoo Section of the American Chemical Society

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Science Café - Hondatron: An Amateur Electric Car Vehicle Conversion

Wednesday 21 March 2012

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By Dr. Paul Pancella.

Martini's (upstairs)
832 South Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI
18:00 - Complimentary appetizers, cash bar opens
18:15 - Presentation begins

A 1992 Honda Civic compact Car was converted from the standard internal combustion gasoline power to 100% electric power. The energy for propulsion is now stored in rechargeable batteries carried on board. This talk will address the motivation for this project, its design, its implementation, and the results. Can electrification be readily applied to other forms of transportation? Join us for the discussion.

This event is open to ACS members, non-members and the general public. Please RSVP to Elke Schoffers, 269-599-2603, Chair, Kalamazoo Local Section American Chemical Society (KACS).

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