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RoboticsAssignmentsSpring2007

Page history last edited by PBworks 13 years, 5 months ago

6-15-07

  1. RoboticsExamSpring2007
  2. http://duxtech.pbwiki.com/EndofCourseUpdate
  3. Make sure your projects are cleaned up or removed

 

6-12-07

 

End of Course Update

  1. Due at the start of the exam
  2. http://duxtech.pbwiki.com/EndofCourseUpdate

 

Final Projects

  1. Vex
  2. CNC Mill
  3. Basic Stamp

 

6-7-07

Final Projects

  1. Vex
  2. CNC Mill
  3. Basic Stamp

 

6-6-07

Final projects

  1. Identify and work on a robotics project for the remainder of the term

 

5-31-07

rov

  1. frame - How do the axle frames attach to the body?
  2. wheels - How many wheels will we need?

 

pool rov

  1. clicker - Get it to work consistently
  2. Motors - Attach motors to the frame
  3. wiring - Is everything waterproofed?

 

5-29-07

rov

  1. frame - How do the axle frames attach to the body?
  2. wheels - How many wheels will we need?

 

pool rov

  1. clicker - Get it to work consistently
  2. Motors - Attach motors to the frame
  3. wiring - Is everything waterproofed?

 

5-15-07

rov

  1. frame
  2. wheels

 

pool rov

  1. clicker
  2. remote
  3. wiring

 

5-11-07

Hall Rov

  1. test on tennis courts?
  2. redesign options
  3. battery connection options

 

Pool Rov

  1. clicker
  2. motors/propellers
  3. snake

 

5-10-07

Hall ROV

  1. Test function
  2. How to better attach wires to battery
  3. Size of power wires
  4. Wheels clear of obstruction
  5. Storage between classes
  6. Easy disconnect of chair/battery
  7. Charge battery

 

Pool Rov

  1. Attach motors/propellers
  2. Floatation testing
  3. making a long snake for pool use
  4. clicker modification
  5. battery connection

 

5-7-07

Hall Rov

  1. Attaching the front wheel
  2. Ataching the seat
  3. building and attaching the battery box
  4. wiring the circuit and testing

 

Pool Rov

  1. Attach motors/propellers
  2. Floatation testing
  3. making a long snake for pool use
  4. clicker modification
  5. battery connection

 

5-4-07

Hall Rov

  1. What needs to be done to make it work?
  2. Do we have everything we need?

 

Pool Rov

  1. Motors should be waterproofed now
  2. Attach propellers
  3. Attach motors to frame
  4. Next up, floatation testing, long snake, clicker customization, battery connecting

 

4-30-07

Hall Rov

  1. What parts do you need?
  2. How to assemble what you have?
  3. Where are you going to get the things you don't currently have?
  4. Be open to suggestions

 

Pool Rov

  1. Waterproofing motors
  2. Open one of the motors from last time
  3. Attach motors to the ROV
  4. Attach propellors

 

4-26-07

Underwater ROV

  1. What to do to finish the project up
  2. What to do with the resulting ROV

 

Next Projects

What can we do with the rest of the school year relating to robotics, electricity and controls

  1. VEX
  2. Basic Stamp
  3. Micromill and CNC
  4. BU Engineering School design competiton

 

4-25-07

Underwater ROV

  1. Target retrieval, mission accomplishment
  2. floatation
  3. State of the project

 

4-23-07

Underwater ROV

  1. making the ROV function with the remote control
  2. floatation - neutral bouyancy
  3. after school build sessions this week

 

4-13-07

Vacation possiblities

http://duxtech.pbwiki.com/f/Students%20Climate%20info%20poster.pdf

 

Underwater ROV

  1. pumps
  2. onboard circuit
  3. remote control
  4. Waterproofing

 

4-9-07

Underwater ROV

  1. pumps
  2. onboard circuit
  3. remote control
  4. Waterproofing

 

BU Design Competition

  1. competition in late may
  2. Registration

 

4-4-07

Mate ROV

Mate ROV

Vehicle

  1. mount the pumps
  2. waterproof can for circuitry

 

Clicker

  1. wiring can top and bottom
  2. control of arm/motor

 

camera

  1. test cable for usb
  2. if usb isn't goiing to work, what to order?

 

waterproofing motors

  1. wax in housing
  2. complete motor units

 

  1. Competition is April 28th

 

When the bell rings the class is over

Don't ask to go early

 

4-3-07

Mate ROV

  1. Vehicle
  2. Clicker
  3. camera
  4. waterproofing motors
  5. Competition is April 28th

 

4-2-07

Mate ROV

  1. Vehicle
  2. Clicker
  3. camera
  4. waterproofing motors
  5. Competition is April 28th

 

3-28-07

Vehicle

  1. Vechicle chassis design and build
  2. sending the wires on the vehicle to a central can
  3. payload considerations

 

Controller

  1. Test the circuit design from last time
  2. Design the layout
  3. what are the requirements of the circuitry can on the rov?

 

Motors

  1. Waterproofing
  2. film can preparation
  3. motor in can
  4. wax in can

 

video link

  1. camera testing for video
  2. full screen video
  3. camera waterproofing

 

3-26-07

Vehicle

  1. Vechicle chassis design and build
  2. sending the wires on the vehicle to a central can
  3. payload considerations

 

Controller

  1. Test the circuit design from last time
  2. Design the layout
  3. what are the requirements of the circuitry can on the rov?

 

Motors

  1. waterproofing
  2. petroleum jelly
  3. tape on motor
  4. wax - need a good way to melt the wax

 

video link

  1. camera testing for video
  2. full screen video
  3. camera waterproofing

 

3-23-07

ROV - MATE

vehicle

  1. vehicle chassis design and build
  2. How to attach the motors/pumps
  3. payload considerations

 

controller

  1. control console design
  2. waterproofing the underwater circuitry can

 

Video link

  1. camera testing for video
  2. camera waterproofing
  3. Camera needs to be waterproof down to 15 feet

 

Other

  1. air pump for variable floatation
  2. MATE contest rules and information

 

3-22-07

ROV - MATE

vehicle

  1. vehicle chassis design and build
  2. How to attach the motors/pumps
  3. payload considerations

 

controller

  1. control console design
  2. waterproofing the underwater circuitry can

 

Video link

  1. camera testing for video
  2. camera waterproofing
  3. Camera needs to be waterproof down to 15 feet

 

Other

  1. air pump for variable floatation
  2. MATE contest rules and information

 

 

3-20-07

ROV

  1. Pump testing
  2. battery hookup
  3. Pump arrangement on ROV
  4. Control systems
  5. Camera control
  6. Camera waterproofing

 

3-19-07

ROV

floatation testing

behavior testing

 

MATE

  1. What are the needs of the competition vehicle?
  2. pump testing

 

3-15-07

 

ROV

  1. Water testing
  2. components of the competition ROV
  3. camera
  4. Remote Conrol
  5. moving the rov
  6. retrieving the targets

 

3-14-07

ROV

  1. Mate contest
  2. what are the elements of the competition?
  3. division of tasks
  4. What do we need to test?
  5. What do we need to build?

 

3-13-07

ROV

  1. testing motors in water
  2. waterproofing motor
  3. Mate contest
  4. design criteria
  5. Controller
  6. Camera

 

3-8-07

ROV

  1. Plan out what your rov needs
  2. Check with each other or Mr. Connors with questions
  3. When will we need water tub for testing?
  4. What can we do to waterproof the motors?

 

Contest Challenge

  1. the three challenges
  2. video control

 

Multimeter functions

  1. continuity
  2. voltage dc
  3. voltage ac
  4. amperage
  5. auto ranging vs manually set meters

 

3-5-07

Clicker

  1. Set it up on wood
  2. Work out the motor control

 

Multimeter functions

  1. continuity
  2. voltage dc
  3. voltage ac
  4. amperage
  5. auto ranging vs manually set meters

 

3-1-07

Academic Fair room

  1. There is a bunch of stuff that needs to get moved from upstairs
  2. It could take two trips

 

Clicker

  1. Set it up on wood
  2. Work out the motor control

 

Multimeter functions

  1. continuity
  2. voltage dc
  3. voltage ac
  4. amperage
  5. auto ranging vs manually set meters

 

 

3-1-07

Clicker

  1. Set it up on wood
  2. Work out the motor control

 

Multimeter functions

  1. continuity
  2. voltage dc
  3. voltage ac
  4. amperage

 

2-27-07

Power

  1. Make power source from wall transformer
  2. check out this link - http://www.instructables.com/id/EQ3VVA5ZVKEYF7HZ0W?ALLSTEPS

 

clicker

  1. make a remote control out of wood
  2. plan it out and cut it on the band saw
  3. figure out where you want the switches
  4. drill the holes for the switches with the drill press
  5. fit the switches into the holes
  6. test it out and see how it works

 

2-26-07

Remote Control

  1. Control of 3 motor circuits
  2. wiring the motor circuits

 

MATE Contest

  1. Project update
  2. What are the missions?
  3. What are the differences between the requirements?
  4. What could you build to meet each of the missions?

 

2-8-07

FoamJumper

  1. Project description
  2. Jumper video - http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8522394199718784997&hl=en
  3. pictures - http://www.flickr.com/photos/connors934/sets/72057594066578732/
  4. What do you want to work towards?
  5. How do you get from where you are to where you want to go?

 

WeeklyUpdate

  1. Due Tomorrow
  2. Review process

 

Course Selection

Full year offering:

  • 710 - Standards Based Engineering - dhsengineering.pbwiki.com

Semester Offering

  • 701 - Principles of Technology principles.pbwiki.com
  • 707 - Building and Repairing Computers buildrepair.pbwiki.com
  • 714 - Computer Aided Design dhscad.pbwiki.com
  • 716 - Robotics dhsrobotics.pbwiki.com
  • 715 - Electricity Electricity.pbwiki.com

 

2-6-07

FoamJumper

  1. This is an ongoing project
  2. The project has lots of opportunities for customization
  3. If you have an idea of how to improve it speak up and we'll figure it out
  4. What can you add to the jumper?

 

2-5-07

FoamJumper

  1. More than one switch
  2. More than one motor
  3. Using soldered switches
  4. Other things you can do with the switch
  5. working with the foam
  6. What else can you build for the jumper

 

2-2-07

FoamJumper

  1. Motor control
  2. More than one motor
  3. More than one control
  4. Making a soldered switch
  5. Attaching motors

 

WeeklyUpdate

  1. Due on the last class of the week
  2. Late is accepted at a reduced grade

 

AFS Visit

  1. We will have a visitor or two from AFS
  2. What is life like in their home country?
  3. How is life in the US different than back home?

 

1-31-07

FoamJumper

  1. Adding the motor to the base
  2. Customizing the base
  3. What can you do to build on this concept to make it better?
  4. Adding a motor in Parallel
  5. Adding another motor circuit

 

MATE Contest

  1. We are looking for some partipants
  2. All grades and genders are welcome
  3. Check with Mr. Connors for more info

 

CNC Project

  1. Make Magazine has donated a controller
  2. We will need to figure out how to program it
  3. Here is the controller - http://www.makezine.com/controller/
  4. This machine will allow you to 'print' your CAD designs
  5. Check with Mr. Connors for more info

 

1-30-07

SafetyRules

  1. Hand in today for reduced grade 2 (C)
  2. next time they will be worth a 1 (D)

 

Motor control

  1. cross over outside poles
  2. Motor to one end
  3. Power to center

 

 

MATE contest

  1. The project has a wiki - dhsrov.pbwiki.com
  2. Come after school or speak with Mr. Connors at lunch this week to find out more about the contest

 

CNC machine project

  1. The plans of the device have been printed
  2. The project has a wiki - http://dhsfab.pbwiki.com/
  3. Make Magazine has donated a controller
  4. We have about a half sheet of 3/4" mdf for the project, it should be enough or pretty close

 

 

1-26-06

Safety Rules

  1. Hand in completed sheet for a 3 (B)
  2. Late will be accepted at reduced grade 2 (C)

 

FoamJumper

  1. Parts
  2. Electric Circuit
  3. Soldering Demo
  4. Control

 

Computers

  1. Can we bring them in?
  2. Where to put them

 

1-25-07

Safety Rules

  1. Hand in completed sheet
  2. Late will be accepted at reduced grade

 

FoamJumper

  1. Parts
  2. Electric Circuit
  3. Soldering Demo
  4. Control

 

1-24-07

SafetyRules

  1. Review of safe practices and classroom rules
  2. Sign and have your parent sign
  3. Bring it in next class for an easy homework assignment
  4. If you lose the form, you can print a new one at this link - http://duxtech.pbwiki.com/SafetyRules

 

Make a Student course Wiki - http://duxtech.pbwiki.com/StudentCourseWiki

  1. A wiki is an easy way to make a website
  2. You don't need any special software or skills to make and use it.
  3. There are plenty of free wikis available, we are using pbwiki.com
  4. This wiki is where you will store documentation of your work
  5. Your WeeklyUpdate will be saved here
  6. You can create links to resources that help you
  7. You will need to link back to the course wiki and department wiki
  8. After you have made your StudentCourseWiki, check out the links on the Robotics wiki

 

FoamJumper Project

  1. Parts
  2. motor control
  3. Extensions

 

 

Mate Contest

Here are some links

 

http://www.marinetech.org/rov_competition/2007/registration.php

http://www.marinetech.org/rov_competition/index.php

http://fussingwithstuff.com/2006/06/006-mate-competiton-2006-teacher-joe.html

http://fussingwithstuff.com/2006/06/005-mate-competiton-2006-official-joe.html

http://fussingwithstuff.com/2006/06/004-mate-competition-2006-student-team.html

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