At the end of this class you will have:
  • Built and program your own robot. a simple rover that can follow the instructions and avoid obstacles 
  • Acquired the knowledge necessary to understand the basic principles of operation of robots, including industrial robots such as robotic arms.
  • Used and applied the following:
    • Sensors (temperature, proximity, ...)
    • Actuators (motors, LEDs, speakers, ...)
    • Processing and Control Units (Beaglebone Black with LabVIEW)
  • Implementation of discrete PID control algorithms
  • Tested for the Certified LabVIEW Certified Associate Developer (CLAD) $ 100 value)
  • Developed working knowledge of computer-aided design (CAD) and creates a 3D model of a robot
  • Developed working knowledge of circuit and breadboarding
  • Participated in TekZone Robotics Challenge
  • identified and researched a project to improve your community