Sumo Robot

Mini-Sumo Robot Contest Update: The next mini-sumo robot contest we’ll be participating in is on November 19, 2016, at the Riverside Robotics Society meeting. ┬áTo share strategies with other roboticists, please comment on our Mini-Sumo Strategies post or on the Meetup discussion. This page is here to support students and hobbyists in preparing for sumo […]

Perpetual Pendulum

Perpetual Pendulum Introduction A pendulum, once started, will always swing in less and less of an arc until it comes to rest. A ‘Perpetual Pendulum’ appears to swing forever, thus seeming to defy the laws of physics. The trick for a perpetual pendulum is to give the pendulum a little ‘push’ occasionally. This is much […]

Building a Line-maze-solving Robot

A Line-Maze Solving Algorithm Building a Line Maze Solving Robot BY POPULAR DEMAND: Two years ago, I developed a PowerPoint presentation to fully explain the algorithm for solving a line maze. I have had numerous requests for this document, so here is a direct link to the line-maze-algorithm [pdf] Index Index SECTION 1 What is […]

4-wheel-drive Rover, Part 4

Lynxmotion.com 4-Wheel Drive Rover Kit Part 4; Source Code Part 1: The First Steps – Assembling the documentation and deciding on the robot capabilities. (This page) Part 2: The Mechanics – Assembling the Rover Body Part 3: The Sensors – Mounting and Testing the Sensors Part 4: The Source Code – Implementing the Main Algorithm […]

4-wheel-drive Rover, Part 3

Lynxmotion.com 4-Wheel Drive Rover Kit Part 3: Sensors Part 1: The First Steps – Assembling the documentation and deciding on the robot capabilities. Part 2: The Mechanics – Assembling the Rover Body Part 3: The Sensors – Mounting and Testing the Sensors (This page) Part 4: The Source Code – Implementing the Main Algorithm Student […]