Rocker-Bogie Suspension System

Rocker Bogie Suspension System By: Adolfo Jimenez Verified By: Jordan Smallwood Introduction: In order to mimic the suspension capabilities of the rovers sent to Mars by NASA, our rover will incorporate the same rocker bogie suspension system utilized by the Mars rovers to traverse an extreme desert-like terrain. This suspension system, introduced with the original […]

Spring 2018 Maze Definition

By: Eduardo De La Cruz (SpiderBot PM), Ernie Trujillo (Goliath PM), Miguel Gonzalez (Biped PM), and Intiser Kabir (AT-ST PM) Introduction By: Intiser Kabir (Project Manager of AT-ST Walker)   We, the Project Managers for this Semester, are creating the initial design of how the maze will be structured so we can finalize the design of […]

Alumni Night – 2018

More than 100 CSULB College of Engineering alumni and their families turned out Saturday to check out student research projects, eat tacos, and watch the Men’s Basketball team beat UC Riverside. Northrop Grumman, Southern California Gas Co., Boeing, Southern California Edison, SpaceX, Qualcomm, and other top local employers were represented. Members from past projects were […]

S’18 Project and Mission Objectives

Design and fabricate a remote controlled, competitively priced, toy robot that is capable of memorizing and traversing a path. The child “teaches” his/her robot by guiding it through a maze. Once the child and robot team solve the maze. The child returns the robot to the entrance of the maze and quizzes the robot to […]

Rules Of The Maze (Robot Avoidance Rules and Strategy)- Part 2

Written by Nornubari Kanabolo MST DM Special Case 2.3(T-intersection) continued As Matt explained in the previous post, for 2 robots at a T-intersection: “In this case the robot that is within the intersection (in the middle of the T – intersection) has the lowest priority and must move out of the way of the other robots (if […]

Training on Arxterra 3DoT App RC Mode

Written By: Muhannad Al Mohamed (E&C DM) Objective The Arxterra 3DoT App training had a goal of teaching E&C and MST members how to use their phones to communicate with their projects through Remote Control Mode. The ArxRobot Application has two different modes of communication with the Robot’s Microcontroller. The Remote Control Mode (covered in this […]

Generic Color Sensor Hedge follower PCB Layout

Written by Charles Banuelos   The PCB design below is for a generic hedge following shield. The PCB is a work in progress with the finalizing of the dimension dependent upon the testing of the color sensors. The LEDs chosen are significantly larger than the previous design and this is due to availability.     […]

Generic Color Sensor Schematic

Written by Charles Banuelos  MFG DM-updated 11/29/2017 The schematic below is for a hedge following shield that will connect directly to the 3DoT board. The hedge following shield will connect to the 3DoT board using the same 6 pin header that is used for the 3DoT IR shield. The design follows Thomas Forman’s designs from EE444. The […]

Spring 2017 Final Blog Post – Pick and Place

Belinda Vivas (Project Manager) Tyler Jones (Manufacturing) Kevin Ruelas (Electronics) By: Chastin Realubit (MST) Executive Summary Program Objective By: Belinda Vivas (Project Manager) The objective of the Second Generation of the Pick and Place is to: ❖Build up from the First Generation of the Pick and Place machine and create an user friendly design. ❖Create […]