Development and assembling of powertrain for electrical go kart


In this project was intended to convert an internal combustion motor go kart to electric drive. The technical specifications for the power train were defined as well as the mechanical components to complete the conversion.

Subject Areas: Electric machines; Batteries; Mechanical design



Research team

Almor Sousa2, João Costa2, Paulo Almeida1,2

1Low Carbon Energy Conversion R&D Group, Lisboa, Portugal

2Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, Portugal

Status: Finished

Start: Out/2017          End: Jan/2018