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1. Robot Dynamics - Getting the Specs Right

by , 05-18-2011 at 03:14 AM
Well this article covers the dynamics involved in making a good robot! So let’s see what are the dynamics involved in making a perfect Robot there are many factors that can affect like RPM torque of the motor, diameter of the wheel friction between the tyres and the floor etc. We shall discuss how to calculate your requirement and then proceed into its application. For that you’ll need to brush up your knowledge of kinematics and dynamics the first few pages explain the concept’s involved if you ...
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2. Career in Robotics as a Engineer

by , 04-17-2011 at 01:28 AM
Ever dreamed of a robot that cleaned your house, washed your car or walked the dog? People would call you a mentally retarded guy if you voiced your opinion however that is not the case today. Rapid developments have made robotic technology professions among the most exciting available to recent graduates Positions within the robotics industry generally are the different stages of the engineering process. Some engineers, for example, are responsible for the planning as to how robotics might address ...
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3. PID - From Theory To Implmentation

by , 04-12-2011 at 07:36 AM
What is PID?

Ok so what is this PID and why is it much talked? Well, PID means proportional–integral–derivative and it is a control feedback method applied in different control systems, its main task is to minimize the error of whatever you are about to control. It is superior quality error control feedback mechanism and the general industry standard. Speaking simple it takes in the inputs ...
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4. Beginners Robotics Guide : Using LCDs with AVRs

by , 03-07-2010 at 06:23 PM
Liquid Crystal Displays ( LCD ) are widely used as output in small systems especially robots . With there ability to display human readable text they are also a great add on to robots and can output great amount of information or be used as a system from which the user can interact . In this simple tutorial you will learn how to interface LCD's , what are the signal required on various pins and C code for using 16x1 and 16x2 LCD's.

LCD : Liquid crystal display ( because its has a ...
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5. Beginners Robotics Guide : Stepper Motors

by , 03-06-2010 at 12:34 PM
A small introduction to stepper motors and how to use them and the circuit and logic required to get them up and running .

Stepper Motor?? ehh...

Stepper Motor is widely used in CNC machine drives, robots, and wherever an accurate positioning is required. In such applications, step angle, direction, operating modes( single coil or double coil), speed and position are important considerations.

You might be thinking ..Why stepper? why not servo? ...
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