- tank drive: on the controller, one joystick controls one side of the robot,
while the other side controls the other
- arcade drive: on the controller, one joystick controls movement both
forward and side to side
- on the PIC microcontr
CLIPPING: WHAT IS IT AND WHAT'S
THE BIG DEAL?
When a signal has waveform peaks that exceed the electronics' powersupply rails or signal swing, that waveform will get chopped off, or
"clipped." This condition can occur for a number of reasons, but the most
FOCUS ON TECHNOLOGY
Technology: From 2 Greek words, Tekhne art or craft
Logos word or speech
Technology Defined: The means or activity by which humans seek change
or manipulate their environment by the practical application of knowledge;
GLOSSARY OF DIGITAL AUDIO
An electronic circuit that transforms an analog signal into a digital form that
can be used by a computer or other digital circuits.
An undesirable effect that is produced by the generation of frequen
- start by opening the application EasyC for Cortex, select Autonomous
Only Project and press OK
- screen consists of main tab where code goes, as well as modules that
can clicked and dragged over
- drag motor modules o
DRAWINGS, SAFETY, AND
Orthographic Drawing: 2D scaled view of what an object would look like
from the front, side, and top.
Preliminary Sketches: The starting point of designs, meant to be rough and
Presentation Drawings: Draw
TAKING THE MYSTERY OUT OF
ACOUSTIC FEEDBACK can be caused intentionallybut for most of us,
feedback is usually the undesirable result of turning up the monitor feed too
loud for Sarah the Singer who's getting drowned out by Buddy the Bass
Photoshop: uses layers to modify existing pictures.
Flash: allows the user to use flash animation to create movies.
Drag: Friction between a gas and an object moving through it.
Aerodynamics: The interaction of air and objects moving t
gears are used in many ways, like to connect one motor to
two or more wheels through a gear trainthey can also be
used to increase the torque of motors, which would make
moving or lifting heavy loads easier
to calculate gear ratio, divide the
Tools, Safety, and Torque
Tools and Safety
- when cutting axles on the band saw, use vice grips and the wooden push
> place a piece of scrap wood towards the blade and cut about an inch in
> use that as a platform to cut the axleprevents it from ben