Jorrit Vervoordeldonk is Chief Engineer for the Nuna7 solar car from the Dutch Nuon Solar team who won the recent 2013 World Solar Car Challenge. Jorrit explains the aerodynamic design of Nuna7, the project planning and testing phases, the strategy and tactics they used in the race. When the solar car is travelling at 100km/h it uses the same amount of power as a vacuum cleaner!
The Delft Technical University of The Netherlands entered the first ever Dutch solar car (Nuna) in the 2001 World Solar Car Challenge where they won first place. They have upheld a successful record with current team members undergoing a rigourous selection process and taking one year off studies to work on the project.
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