Prelab-MotorsRotationSensors FALL2010

Prelab-MotorsRotationSensors FALL2010 - Pre-lab 1 Due Sep...

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Pre-lab 1 Due Sep 16, 2010, at START of lab Pre-lab exercise for Lab 1 – Motors and Rotation Sensors This laboratory has the following objectives: o Learn how to power and turn a tribot powered by two independently powered wheels o Understand the various ways power and can be applied (and removed) from a motor o Understand how the rotation sensors can be used to control movement This prelab exercise is due at the start of class. Late submissions will not be accepted. You may use printed references and online course material from LEGO, National Instruments, or other schools. If so, list references that were used and attach to end of this report. You should also read the posted Lab #1 before working these exercises. STAPLE ALL PAPERS BEFORE SUBMISSION . Concept 1: Rotation sensors The LEGO motors can be commanded via a Motor function block to rotate for a specified duration in seconds, rotations, or degrees. You can also specify a power level to the motor, which determines the speed at which it spins. Suppose the following are true for a tribot powered by the NXT motors.
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Prelab-MotorsRotationSensors FALL2010 - Pre-lab 1 Due Sep...

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