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Chem-E Car Competition

AIChE

2020

Driving Force:

Power Source:

Motor:

Drive Reaction:

Stop Mechanism:

 

Peltier Cell

TEC1-12706

Pressure-Driven Air Motor

Supersaturated Sodium Acetate and Ice

Iodide/Vitamin C Clock

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To all dedicated Spartan engineers who would like to join a great team and

get some hands-on experience; first click the following link to 
AIChE's mandatory Chem-E Car Safety Certification Test

**Completion of the TEST is required to do ANY work involving the car!** 

Once you complete the test, notify our current team lead that you have done so.

2019-2020 TEAM LEAD

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Muriel Butaya

sjsuaiche@gmail.com

LEONIDAS

2019

Driving Force:

Power Source:

Motor:

Drive Reaction:

Stop Mechanism:

 

Galvanic Cell

TEC1-12706

Electric Motor

Galvanic Cell

Iodide Clock 

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Driving Force:

Power Source:

Motor:

Drive Reaction:

Stop Mechanism:

 

Awards:

Peltier Effect

TEC1-12706

Pressure-Driven Air Motor

Hot & Cold

Peltier cells stop experiencing        temperature gradient and car stops 

Placed 8th out of 15 other cars at                the Regional Conference at UCI

CLIFF

2017

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KYNESKA

2014

EURYLEONIS

2015

Hydrogen Power

Horizon Hydrogen Fuel Cell

100 RPM, 12V DC Torque Motor

Pressure Sensor / Arduino Transmitter

Acetic Acid + Sodium Bicarbonate -> CO2

PGDA [Pretty Gosh Darned Awesome]

Driving Force:

Power Source:

Motor:

Stop Mechanism:

Stop Reaction:

Chassis:

Driving Force:

Power Source:

Motor:

Hot Bath:

Cold Bath:

Sponsor:

 

Awards:

Thermal Gradient (Peltier Effect)

TEC1-12706 Peltier Devices

100 RPM, 3V DC Torque Motor

Dissolution of Anhydrous CaCl2

Ice/Water

           Hill Bros. Chemical

           San Jose, CA

2nd Place, AIChE Western Regional 2014

1st Place Poster Competition

Most Creative Drive Design

PNEUMATICUS

2013

Air Pressure

CO2 Gas Evolution in Pressure Vessel

Pressure-Driven Air Motor

HCl(aq) + NaHCO3(s) > NaCl(aq) + H2O(l) + CO2(g)

Limiting Reagent, Hydrochloric Acid

2nd Place, AIChE Western Regional 2013

Most Creative Vehicle Design

Driving Force:

Power Source:

Motor:

Drive Reaction:

Stop Mechanism:

Awards:

To all dedicated Spartan engineers who would like to join a great team and

get some hands-on experience; first click the following link to 
AIChE's mandatory Chem-E Car Safety Certification Test

2019-2020 TEAM LEAD

**Completion of the TEST is required to do ANY work involving the car!** 

Once you complete the test, notify our current team lead that you have done so.

Screen Shot 2019-08-27 at 5.20.33 PM.png

Muriel Butaya

sjsuaiche@gmail.com

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