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Electrical Engineering related videos

In case you’re interested in watching the full version of any of the videos I mentioned in this morning’s talk on Electrical Engineering, here they are: The Waymo self-driving car: Vijay Kumar’s TED talk, “Robots that fly … and cooperate”: … Continue reading

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RoboSumo Tournament semester 2 2017-2018 – 2pm Wed 25/4/2018

This semester’s RoboSumo tournament takes place at 2pm, Wednesday 25th April 2018 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 from … Continue reading

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Code examples from final RoboSumo lecture

Simple rangefinder example: Final state machine example:

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Example code for rangefinder testing

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John’s Arduino pinout template

This is the link to download the template: John’s RoboSumo Arduino pinout template

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Distance sensing with feedback

In order to detect your opponent, some form of distance sensor is required. One of the options available to you is the Ultrasonic sensor (HC-SR04). This sends out a signal (Trigger) and then listens for the reflected (Echo) signal. The … Continue reading

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Last chance to record a Race to the Wall time: 3:20pm today Friday 9th March in KEG-036

Any DT066 teams who didn’t successfully complete the Race to the Wall on Wednesday will have a final opportunity to do so today (Friday 9th March) at 3:20pm in KEG-036. After that, we will use the results to compile the … Continue reading

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