Basic Engineering I: Design in Engineering

Robotics-Based Section; Cr. 3.


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Announcements!           Team Assignments      

Course Information

(& Syllabus)

 

Learning Objectives

 

Academic Calendar

 

Final Contest (Fall 05)

Team 1 Team 3 Team 5

Team 6 Team 7

demo1     demo2

 

Final Contest (Winter 05)

winner_team

winner_movie

demo

WWW Links:

Lego Mindstorms

NQC Language

BricxCC UGI (PC)

BricxCC UGI (Mac)

Other Links

 

Problem Solving

Helpful Hints

ForkLiftBot

SorterBot

CircleCenterBot(1 Meg)

CircleCenterBot(22 Meg)

Tankbot Assembly

Lecture Notes

Sensors

 

Non-standard Lego Sensors

RCX Sensors/Motors Internals

 

 

Documentation:

BricxCC Manual (pdf)

NQC Tutorial (pdf)

NQC Tutorial (doc)

NQC Ref Sheet (pdf)

NQC Prog Guide (pdf) NQC Ref (online)

 

Beam Bracing Calculator

Switch Multiplexer Calculator

(Require Microsoft Excel)

Gears & Pulleys

 

Sample Robot Pictures

Monster Truck

Light Harvester

Shooter

Circle Center Locator

Weekly Activities

NQC Programs:

Baum's NQC Programs (1st ed)

 

Baum's NQC Programs (2nd ed)

 

A Servo for the RCX!

Software Setup

WSU Download Center

Download Center:

NQC_v2.5_r3

BricxCC_v3.3.7.19

Firmware RCX2.0

Final Contest

(Winter 2002)

Team 1 interview movie

Team 2 interview movie

Team 3 interview movie

 

 

Grades (Excel)

Grades (pdf)

 

Must Read:

Ideal & Real Systems

 

Lego Design:

Lego Design Basics I

Lego Design Basics II

 

Building Tutorial & Tips

Kit Components:

Page1,  P2,  P3,  P4

 

Lego Parts Reference

 

 

National Robot Competitions

 

 

Student teams working on their final projects (Fall 2005):

image1, image4, image5, image6, image7, image8, image9, image10

 

Sample Team Webpages (Winter 2002):

ChibiChan  MechaBot   LegoManiacs

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