Team Polyjoule in 2013: New Car, New Category
Polyjoule is a French team composed of students from two schools: the Graduate School of Engineering at the University of Nantes and La Joliverie Technique High School. The Polyjoule team competes in the hydrogen category at Shell Eco-marathon Europe and the Educ Eco Challenge in France essentially.
There are three groups of students, each focusing on a different aspect of the car. La Joliverie High School is concentrating on the mechanical issues of the projects, and they are able to size every part of the car to get the perfect result. The Thermal and Energy Sciences students from Polytech Nantes have to develop and build the fuel cell that will produce the necessary energy to propel the vehicle. Finally,