Date

6-2017

Degree Name

BS in Mechanical Engineering

Department

Mechanical Engineering Department

Advisor(s)

Peter Schuster

Abstract

This document serves to outline the design and development of Sharpell Technologies' ST5 electric vehicle drivetrain. Background research was conducted on various drivetrain components and testing methods, leading to the development of our drivetrain’s design requirements. Compiled in this report are the specifications of the components that will be integrated into our drivetrain design. All component calculations and specifications can be located in the appendices. An in-depth manufacturing plan features the modifications necessary to create several key components such as the shafts and housing. The assembly plan details a step-by-step process in which the components are arranged to ensure a safe and functional drivetrain unit. Our drivetrain design was validated through a series of static and dynamic tests, confirming that all the design requirements have been met, or exceeded.

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