3Dot SpiderBot Generation #1

2016 Spring: 3DoT David Final Project Blog Post

By 3DoT David team: Omar Mouline                                 (Project Manager) Christopher Hirunthanakorn          (Missions, Systems and Test Engineer) Kent Hayes                                    (Electronics and Control […]

Spring 2016: 3DoT board Motor Current Safety Test

BY: kent Hayes (Electronics engineer) Introduction: The recent purchase of geared motors has brought to our teams attention that the current they output under maximum conditions might exceed the limit of 450mA. In order to conduct a test to prove this to be true or false, we just needed both motors to be run at […]

Spring 2016: 3DoT David System Design

BY: Christopher Hirunthanakorn (Missions, Systems and Test Engineer) Introduction: The purpose of this blog post is to summarize the work done on the system design of the 3DoT David and show the final state of the system block diagram and system resource reports. At the end of this blog post, the reader should understand the different […]

Spring 2016: 3DoT David Software Design

BY: Christopher Hirunthanakorn (Missions, Systems and Test Engineer) Introduction: The purpose of this blog post is to summarize all of the work that has been done for the software design of the 3DoT David and inform the reader of the final state of the software. It will cover the software flow chart to introduce the tasks […]

Spring 2016: 3DoT David Design Evolution

Introduction The design has changed for the last couple weeks. By assembling the 3Dot David, problems and issues occurred, and had to be adjusted, especially for the bottom plate, legs, and top plate. Related requirement: As part of the level 2 system requirement follows: The 3DoT David shall use a 3D printed chassis and legs. […]

Spring 2016: 3DoT David IR Trade-off Study

IR Emitter/Receiver Study Introduction: This is an overview of the trade-off study conducted for the selection of our IR emitter/receiver system. We will being going over the characteristics of each component that were taken into consideration while gathering information, as well as solutions to creating the ideal IR system. In addition, there is a link […]

Spring 2016: 3DoT David Blog Posts Table Of Content

BY: Omar Mouline ( Project Manager) Project Manager (Omar Mouline) Spider-Bot Preliminary Research Project. Spider-Bot Preliminary Design Document.  Spider-Bot Mechanism Research: When we design was assigned to us i did a little research on other mechanism to better understand the leg movement.  Blog Posts Table Of Content: All the blog posts link with a summary […]

Spring 2016: 3DoT David Executive summary (Design Change Arguments)

BY: Omar Mouline                                    ( Project Manager), Christopher Hirunthanakorn          (Missions, Systems and Test Engineer) Project objectives: The objective of 3DOT David Spider is to use scaled model of the Hexbug prototype to produce a cool […]

Spring 2016: 3DoT David IR Lens Study

By:  Kent Hayes (Electronics and Control) Introduction: The way we currently have our set up for the IR emitter/detector, the maximum range is about 3in. In order to meet this requirement, Kent researched and found a way to drastically increase the range by incorporating a lens. Kent previously purchased 11.3mm lenses for our IR emitters. […]

2016 Spring 2016: 3DoT David CDR ppt and CDR Debrief

BY: Omar Mouline (Project Manager), On 04/20/2016 the the professor Gary Hill and with the assistance of the President gave us a debrief on our CDR. in the link blow is the CDR power point that was presented on the 04/06/2016 : 3DoT David CDR First slide: Remark: Points were deducted For the picture used […]