UMM Rector Dr. Fauzan, M.Pd. (brown batik) launch UMM Mechatronic Team to compete on SEM Asia 2019 (Photo: Mirza/Humas)
For the umpteenth time, University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) Mechatronic Team compete in an International Sell Eco-Marathon Asia (SEM Asia) contest 2019 which will be held in Malaysia next April. From the Sepang International Circuit Kuala Lumpur, this this prestigious event will be attended by 28 car from 22 Indonesian universities.
In this event, UMM Mechatronic that compete in Urban Electronic vehicle category is relying on BLDC Motor 400 Watt machine with a carbon fiber shell and aluminum chassis. While the tire rim size is 17 inch and a basic 1250 millimeter wheel. The total weight of the car is 80 kilogram.
Before taking part in this event, UMM through Genetro Suryo U.E.V 6 successfully won the 1st place in an Energy Saving Car Competition (KMHE) 2018 in an Urban Electricity category. “Our result is at 335, 09 KM/KWH which break the Asian and World record,” as explained by the Mechatronic advisor, Drs. Mohammad Jufri, ST., MT.