of the Venturer
Photos Courtesy of Mike Strizki (NJDOT) February/March 1999
|NJDOT's 1996 Solectria Force was part of an ARPA/NAVC Research and Demonstration Project.||The vehicle exterior is painted by students at Hunterdon County Polytech.||System integrator Neocon Technologies takes delivery.||Vehicle interior is disassembled prior to body cuts.|
|Sizing for battery placement and box with a dummy NiCd STM5 100 MRE. Battery specifcation: 6 volt 100Ahr, 28 lbs, L9.8" x W4.85"x H10.25"||Neocon's Carl Akerman cutting rear floor for battery boxes.||Cut out for battery box #1 which is directly below former location of rear seat.||Side door view of body cuts for battery boxes.|
|Trunk view of cuts for battery boxes. Battery placement will optimize vehicle handling and balance.||Under hood measurements are used to construct a mach-up envelope for the fuel cell stack and subsystems.||Mock-up of fuel cell stack in wood frame. The fuel cell and subsystems will become a removable unit.||Hydrogen bottles will be rack mounted above battery box #1. Bottle spec: Aluminum liner with carbon fiber/epoxy overwrap, 88 cubic feet @ 4500 psig, D 7.18" x L 21.1" , 11.9 lbs.|
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