SPE Student Chapter Istanbul Technical U. Takes a Field Trip to Tubitak Energy Institute

itechSPE Students from Istanbul Technical University took a field trip to “Tubitak Energy Institute” on January 4, 2010.  The 15 students found the trip to be an interesting and great experience – they were able to explore the high-tech laboratories and participate in other activities.  itechThe research engineers of Tubitak enlightened the students regarding the prototypes of hybrid car motors, their testing equipment, and two cars that they made the electrical motors with – 30kW power.  There was also a discussion about other alternative energy sources such as biomass and coal.