Spring 2018: Biped Micro FOBO Final Blog Post

By: Miguel Gonzalez (Project Manager) Approved By: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) BiPed Team: Miguel Gonzalez (Project Manager) Jeffery De La Cruz (MST) Jorge Hernandez (E&C) Mission Objective By: Miguel Gonzalez (Project Manager) Goal for this project is to design and manufacture a BiPed Robot. This robot will be slightly similar to the BiPed robot that […]

Final Arduino Code

By: Jordan Smallwood (Project Manager) Approved By: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) 6-Wheel Differential: The six-wheel differential takes advantage of pin-change interrupts since most of the external interrupt pins are lodged within communication pins on the ATMega 2560. The way it works can be viewed here. Currently we are experiencing difficulties getting the software to work, this may […]

Rocker-Bogie Suspension System

By: Adolfo Jimenez (Manufacturing) Verified By: Jordan Smallwood (Project Manager) Approved by: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) 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 […]

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) Approved by: Miguel Garcia (Quality Assurance) 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 […]

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 […]