Archive for March, 2012


Tweaks to the Design

After showing our design to Dr. Shankar, he decided to add a rectangle to the middle of the design, making a butterfly-like drawing. This is the new version of how it looks…

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H-bridge/Arduino link

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vgATCIQYla0

Tasks today:
Nigel- Putting switch, batteries, & circuit wires in the robot.
Joepy-Working on a line code
Eric-shape measurements
By Friday, our robots will be moving and gathering codes. We will showcase a simple code for the robot to draw a line. The rough draft for the code is shown here.

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3/15/12

Nigel-finished soldering, so he is now hooking the chip to the robot batteries.
Joepy-working on the new Arduino design code.
Eric-Measurements for the new design and the robot marker hole.

New design

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This new design, instead of the original “barn” design, will allow us to break the drawing up into two steps to be able to repeat one step.