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Day 2 Tutorial Video

I’ve posted three videos from the second day of class, click the words to view them. There is one on soldering another on assembling a circuit to power one motor, and finally a talk Ted gave in our lab on … Continue reading

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Welcome to RoboSumo – Semester 1, 2017-2018

Welcome to the RoboSumo project, which is undertaken by students of programme DT066 (Engineering common first year) and programme DT009 in the Dublin Institute of Technology. Over the course of this semester, you will work in teams of (usually) three … Continue reading

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LED Flash Challenge – Semester 1, 2017/2018

We’re beginning the RoboSumo project with a little competitive puzzle called the LED Flash Challenge. We’re not attaching formal assessment weight to this challenge, but we’ll be keeping a close eye on which teams do well. In this challenge, doing … Continue reading

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RoboSumo Tournament semester 2 2016-2017 – 2pm Wed 26/4/2017

This semester’s RoboSumo tournament takes place at 2pm tomorrow, Wednesday 26th April 2017 in room KEG-036, DIT Kevin St Click here for Live Tournament ranking (Note: All rankings are provisional and subject to change) Please review the following information carefully … Continue reading

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Timer A interrupt examples from today’s lecture

Example 1: Use a Timer A0 interrupt to flash some LEDs on and off In this example, we configure Timer A0 to increment every 8 microseconds and generates an interrupt whenever it reaches 12500, which occurs every 100ms. The resulting … Continue reading

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State machine example from today’s lecture

In today’s lecture, we worked through a state machine example designed to navigate a RoboSumo bot to the centre of the arena. Please note that the term state machine refers to an algorithm rather than to a physical machine. Obviously, … Continue reading

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Code and circuit from today’s lecture

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