Power & Sustainability

C2C Power & Sustainability Project*

In the wake of a natural disaster the provision of fresh water is often a major problem. The Power and Sustainability project challenges students to determine the best operating voltage to operate a solar water pump to provide the maximum flow rate of water in a day from sunrise to sunset.

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The following video clips are great thought starters:


Generate Power In Your Own Backyard

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Lighting Up A Community - An Inspiring Story

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Consider the impact!

The process of engineering requires the consideration of a range of broad range of implications/effects, ie social, environmental, financial.

And one invention often generates the need for other inventions or refinements to improve it or lessen any negative impacts.

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