2006 Fisher-Price Cyber-Engineering High School Workshop

Robotics Session

July 18 - 21, 2006

by NYSCEDII and Automation, Robotics & Mechatronics Laboratory (ARM Lab)
at Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University at Buffalo
Venue: Furnas 1019


People:

Supervisors:

Dr. Venkat Krovi (vkrovi[at]eng[dot]buffalo[dot]edu)

Dr. Ken English (kwe[at]eng[dot]buffalo[dot]edu)

Presenters:

Rajan Bhatt (rmbhatt[at]eng[dot]buffalo[dot]edu)

Anand Naik (apnaik[at]eng[dot]buffalo[dot]edu)

Leng-Feng Lee (llee3[at]eng[dot]buffalo[dot]edu)


 Tentative Schedule:

Tuesday, 7/18/2006

Time

Descriptions

File Downloads

Presenter

1 pm - 3 pm

Introduction

Robotics Workshop Booklet [PDF]

Dr. Venkat Krovi

Wednesday, 7/19/2006

10 am - 11:30 am

Distribution of Kits

- Explanation of kit components

- Introduction to Bread-board

- Wiring basics

Part List [PDF]

Presentation [PPT]

Rajan Bhatt

1:30 pm - 3 pm

A Simple Counter

- Connecting BOE-BOT / Basic Stamp to the PC

- Basic Stamp Editor

- Running the first program

- Explain the "Counter Program"

- Exercises

Program [BS2]

Presentation [PPT]

Rajan Bhatt

Thursday, 7/20/2006

9 am - 10 am

Blinking LED

- Connecting the Circuit

- LED Experiment

- Exercises

Program [BS2]

Presentation [PPT]

Leng-Feng Lee

10 am - 11 am

Using Sensors - DIRRS

- Introduction to DIRRS

- Introduction to the GOSUB routine

- Demo of DIRRS

- Explaining the circuitry

- Exercises

Program [BS2]

Presentation [PPT]

Rajan Bhatt

11 am - 12 pm

Using Actuator - Servo Motor

- Introduction to (Modified) Servo Motor

- Introduction to "IF-THEN"

- Demo of Servo Motor

- Explaining the circuitry

- Exercises

Program [BS2]

Presentation [PPT]

Anand Naik
2 pm - 3 pm

Assigning and explaining the project

Brain-storming session for the project

Friday, 7/21/2006

9 am ĘC 12 pm

Continue with the project


Misc. Links:

- The BOE-BOT Kit that is used during this workshop is available at the Parallax.

- Past robotic workshop pictures.

- Past robotic workshop movies.


Last Updated: July 17, 2006

Created by Chin Pei Tang