Cal Poly Sustainable Power for Electrical Resources (SuPER) project
Announcement for Senior Project and MS Thesis for Cal Poly SuPER Project (AY2009-10)
White Paper, James G. Harris, July 15, 2005
Fall 2005 Annoucement
EE 563 Graduate Seminar presentation 9/30/05: Development of Sustainable Power for Electrical Resources - SuPER System
Spring 2006 photos of team members and super prototype (powerpoint)
Fall 2006 Announcement
EE 563 Graduate Seminar presentation 10/6/06: Cal Poly SuPER Project: Progress Report and Plans
Fall 2007 Announcement
EE 563 Graduate Seminar presentation 10/5/07
This presentation was identical (except for a discussion of research opportunities for students) to the invited seminar presentation given to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Environmental Energy Technologies Division on August 16, 2007 by Jim Harris and Ali Shaban
Solar 2008 paper and presentation:
James G. Harris, Ali Shaban, Tyler Sheffield, and Eran Tal; "Cal Poly Sustainable Power for Electrical Resources (SuPER) Project"; Solar 2008; San Diego, CA; May 3-8, 2008
Presentation: PV System Performance session
Fall 2005 This thesis was not performed within the SuPER project, but has been very useful to the project for laying a foundation for its work.
Akihiro Oi, "Design and Simulation of Photvoltaic Water Pumping System", September 2005 (pdf file)
Eran Tal, "SuPER System Prototype Design and Implementation", July 2006 (pdf file)
Tyler Sheffield, "Cal Poly SuPER System Simulink Model and Status of Control System", April 2007 (pdf file)
Joseph Witts, "Cal Poly SuPER System Photovoltaic Array Universal DC-DC Step Down Converter", June 2008 (pdf file)
Tyson DenHerder, "Design and Simulation of Photovoltaic SuPER System using Simulink", March 2006 (pdf file)
Gustavo Vasquez Jr., "Data Acquisition and Sensor Circuits for the SuPER Project", June 2006 (pdf file)
BUS 454 Client Report Presentation - June 2006 Student Team - Jessica Hickey, Richard Huskey, Heather McGinnis, Nick McMillan; Faculty Supervisor -Dr. Lynn Metcalf (PowerPoint)
Alexander Gee, "Printed Circuit Board Design and Construction for the SuPER Project", August 2006 (pdf file)Fall 2006
Jennifer Cao, "SuPER Project Wiring and System Protection", December 2006 (pdf file)
Joseph A. Zukowski, "Implementation of High Powered LED Load into the SuPER System", March 2007 (pdf file)
Independent study project to interface pyranometer:
EE senior student Slavic Orzhakovsky (see Tyler Sheffield MS thesis for details of integration into SuPER system prototype)
Kaha Sariashvili, "Heavy Load Switchboard Design and Construction for SuPER Project", Spring 2007 (pdf file)
Thaddeus Guno, Kunal Shaw, and Koosh Shaw, "SuPER System DC-DC Converter", Spring 2007 (pdf file)
EE 400 Special Problems for Advanced Undergraduates (1 unit):
Shane Murphy and Juan Uribe, "Cal Poly SuPER Project Thermocouple Temperature Measurement", Spring 2007 (pdf file)
Gavin Baskin, "SuPER System Safety", Winter 2008 (pdf file).
Alexander Liang, "Cal Poly SuPER Project Electrical Power Analysis of Cal Poly Organic Farm", Winter 2008 (pdf file).
Presentation for Cal Poly Sustainable Agriculture Research Consortium (SARC) March 21, 2008 [PowerPoint summary of Senior Project]: " Electrical Power Analysis of the Cal Poly Organic Farm for the Cal Poly SuPER Project" (pdf file).
Joseph Witts, 4+1 Interim Report: "SuPER Cart DC Motor Model and Ultra-Capacitor Addition", March 18, 2008 (pdl file).
Brian Estrada and Patrick Mariano; "Development of UCLinux Platform for Cal Poly SuPER Project"; June 2008 (pdf file)
Alex Diaz, "Development of UClinux SPI Interface on Spartan 3e Development Board for Cal Poly SuPER Project", December 2008 (pdf file)
Tony Wonsyld, "Proof of Concept Implementation with the Spartan 3e Evaluation Board for the Cal Poly SuPER Project", December 2008 (pdf)
Khanh Nguyen, "Development Tools for the Cal Poly SuPER Project using the Digilent Spartan 3E FPGA Board", June 2009 (pdf)
Frank Scarfo, "Implementation of an Analog Multiplexer for Xilinx Spartan 3e Starter Board", June 2009 (pdf)
Matt Staniszewski, "Implementation of a SPI Driver in UCLinux for Cal Poly SuPER Project", June 2009 (pdf)