Actor-Network Analysis of the First Global Circumnavigation Performed by Solar-Powered Experimental Aircraft
Plues, Noah, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia
Elliott, Travis, EN-Engineering and Society SA-African American Affairs EN-Eng Sys and Environment AT-Academic Affairs Business, University of Virginia
This thesis paper contains a technical paper detailing a year-long project about the creation of a single-axis solar tracker, complete with electronic and power-storage components. This paper also contains a research paper about a nearly-successful attempt to integrate solar technology with aviation, which analyzes the factors that led to its success through socio-technical frameworks.
BS (Bachelor of Science)