FRC team 5584. Est. 2014

 

 

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Sample Motor Selection and Gearing

These notes use some simple science (maths and physics) to select a suitable motor and transmission for the FIRST 2015 FRC Challenge which requires the lifting of "totes" and "containers".

The game strategy for Team 5584 is to assemble the stack of totes with a container on top on the robot itself. This requires the robot to lift the the entire stack of up to six totes and one container.

Read more: Sample Motor Selection and Gearing

Robot Demo Checklist

Three levels of robot demos that we can accommodate are:

  • OPTION#1: static robot display - robot free standing on the floor or on a stand, no power sources attached
  • OPTION#2: powered but robot on chocks - robot can perform all operations except for movement across the floor
  • OPTION#3: robot on mini-field - barriers between humans and robot - robot is fully operational and interacting with field elements

Read more: Robot Demo Checklist

Mentors Without Borders 2019

 

Mentors with borders
Ben Jessett

 

Mentors without borders
Ben Jessett

 

Useful links:

  • Autodesk INVENTOR
  • Autodesk FUSION 360
  • Dasult Systemes SOLIDWORKS
  • GrabCAD
  • Tutorials
  • Presentation material