Custom Camper Utilities Design
Recreational vehicles that utilize renewable energy sources present attractive benefits for off-the-grid living and traveling including increased accessibility to power, weight reduction, and a decreased carbon footprint. Dr. Robert Erikson requested a custom tow-behind camper that is simpler, lighter, and more aerodynamic than existing designs. The camper utilities design included the plumbing system, electrical system, and general layout of the vehicle. Plumbing system design involved heat transfer calculations for a solar collector and component selection to eliminate the need for gas driven ...
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