Inverted Pendulum

Inverted Pendulum Design, Construction and Operation An Electronics Bachelor’s Degree Student Project Purpose The purpose of this page is to document the design, construction and operation of a six-foot high by three-foot wide inverted pendulum, in such a way that you, the reader can duplicate this project using this information as your guide. This is […]

Building A Line-following Robot

Building a Line Following Robot Here is an article I wrote about "How I Built a Line Following Robot": Building a Line-Follower Software and Hardware This robot is built using the concepts and ideas of a college electronics course called "Embedded Systems". The following will be the heart of the systems discussed for this robot: […]

Resources: Programming Puzzles

Sites with Programming Puzzles: Project EulerThe BEST source of programming puzzles on the Net. Python ChallengeAlthough specializing in Python, these problems can be solved in any language. Top CoderHundreds of problems from past competitions. gowrikumar.comProblems showcasing the unique complexities of the C programming language. Six RevisionsTen sites where puzzles can be found.

Programming Puzzles

For My Students In my experience, computer programming students generally fall into one of three categories: I LOVE PROGRAMMING: They immediately become hooked on programming in any language! They are excited, enthusiastic and they gain immense satisfaction from solving programming problems. These puzzles should be a welcome choice to improve programming skills. I CAN TAKE […]

Clothesline Racers

What is a Clothesline Racer? A Clothesline Racer is a vehicle that can start at one end of a clothesline or cable, and go to the other end and return. (This contest described here will use a 3/16 inch galvanized steel cable.) Click here to learn how to build a timer for Clothes-Line Racers. Click […]