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Journal 6.2 Schedule for Final Week

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Design Journal | 0 comments

Dizzy’s Journal Entry (the final stretch) Managing Modifications Because we had a good practice-day test plan, we identified the major robot weaknesses quickly. Fixing them was a different matter. From...

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Journal 5.3 Polishing the Gripper

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Design Journal | 0 comments

Dizzy’s Journal Entry (Gripper Works, but Could be Better) I was able to mount the servo to the gripper in no time flat. The new laminated wheels/gears look great! After only a few minutes of testing, it was...

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Journal 5.0 Build is in Full-Throttle

Posted by on Oct 4, 2014 in Design Journal | 0 comments

Dizzy’s Journal Entry (Build Crew Chugging Along…derailed, and...

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Journal 4.2 Shaft Couplers Required in most Robots

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Design Journal | 0 comments

Dizzy’s Journal Enter – What Every Robot Needs The build team has...

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Journal 4.1 Make Detail Design Decisions BEFORE Building

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Design Journal | 0 comments

Dizzy’s Journal Entry (Caught a mistake BEFORE prototyping) History:...

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Journal 4.0 Types of Drawings that Engineers Use

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Design Journal | 0 comments

Dizzy’s Journal Entry (Napkins to CAD) [Two full weeks until Practice...

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Journal 3.2 System Integration and Refining Embodiments

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Design Journal | 0 comments

Dizzy’s Journal Entry (Changes inspired during System Integration) We...

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