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Robot

2017

ROBOT DESCRIPTION

QUICK FACTS
-Name: DAD
-Weight: 115 lbs
-Size: 36"W X 40"L X 23.5"H
ROBOT ABILITIES
Drive Train:
-Custom Two-Speed Transmission 17ft/s and 12 ft/s
-#25 Chain used for power transmission
-West Coast Drive .125" CenterDrop
-4 inch performance wheels
-Actively able to score gears throughout match
-Climbs rope, boarding airship, in 4 seconds.
-Shoots low goal about 60 balls in 5 seconds.
-Accurately scores gears during autonomous.

Robot

2016

ROBOT DESCRIPTION

QUICK FACTS
-Name:Das
-Weight: 95 lbs
-Size: 22" W X 96" L X 12" H
ROBOT ABILITIES
-8 Wheel West Coast Drive driven by VexPro Gearboxes
-Spring-based catapult with winch for retraction
-Single Shot Autonomous using vision tracking




Robot

2015

ROBOT DESCRIPTION

QUICK FACTS
-Name: The Black Pearl
-Weight: 120 lbs
-Size: 28" W X 57" L X 77" H
ROBOT ABILITIES
-8 Wheel West Coast Drive. Driven by 4 CIMS with custom two-speed gearboxes with speed of 15 ft/sec
-Elevator mechanism with Constant Force Springs
-Autonomous to push either a tote or can into Auto Zone
-Quick intake capabilities from human feeder station
-Can make stacks of 6 totes, or stacks of 5 totes and bin

Robot

2014

ROBOT DESCRIPTION

QUICK FACTS
-Name: Samira
-Weight: 110 lbs
-Size: 24" W X 31" L X 61" H
ROBOT ABILITIES
-8 Wheel West Coast Drive. Driven by 4 CIMS with custom two-speed gearboxes with speeds of 19 ft/sec in high gear and 6 ft/sec in low gear
-Linear Punch system pulled back by a winch, powered by a custom-made gearbox
-1 ball autonomous, with Vision-Tracking capabilities
-Quick intake capabilities
-Can floor-intake, catch, shoot over the truss, and score




Robot

2013

ROBOT DESCRIPTION

ROBOT ABILITIES
Drivetrain/Chassis:
-6-wheel West Coast Drive with 4" aluminum wheels
-2-speed transmission
-Custom gearbox
-High gear – reaches speed of 19 ft/sec
-Low gear – pushes robots easily at 5 ft/sec
Manipulators:
-Shooter has a ninety degree arc to maximize flywheel contact time with the disc
-Flywheel is an 8" aluminum wheel with a high moment of inertia so there is an efficient transfer of energy between the flywheel and the disc
-Driven by a CIM motor and can reach speeds of up to 5000 RPM Adjustable angle to allow shots from different positions

Robot

2012

ROBOT DESCRIPTION

QUICK FACTS ROBOT ABILITIES
Drivetrain/Chassis:
-8–wheel West Coast Drive with 6" aluminum wheels
  -Allows robot to cross over bumps easily and not get stuck
  -Easily maneuverable because of center wheel drop which reduces friction when turning
-2–speed transmission
  -High gear–reaches speed of 13 ft/sec
  -Low gear–pushes robots easily at 5 ft/sec
-Able to balance quickly on bridge
  -Low gear makes small adjustments easy
-Large drive base with low center of gravity allows for fast driving, without risk of tilting or falling over
Manipulators:
-Robot carries the maximum three balls for optimal points and shoots three balls consecutively
-Front manipulator (wedge) lowers bridge to cross over or balance very quickly
-Front end manipulator (surgical tubing spinner) is fast at picking up balls
  -Able to grab balls from any location on the field, even corners
  Feeds ball directly into urethane belt elevator system, allowing for quick pickup
-Can feed balls up the elevator from floor to shooter in only one second
  -Shooter runs off 2 RS-550 motors with maximum RPM of approx. 6000 RPM
-Shooter hood has adjustable angle
Shooting
-Very consistent shooting; can shoot three balls consecutively
-Can shoot from any range on our half of the field
  -Shoots consistently from the key, fender, or other positions
  -Makes us hard to block us as we can change shooting positions
  -Allows us to change shooting strategy based on alliance needs
Programming
-Sophisticated program using ultrasonic sensors and encoders also implementing PID for greater accuracy
  -Autonomously adjusts shooter wheels to correct power and RPM based on distance from hoop
-12 point autonomous program shoots two balls and also brings balls from bridge onto our side of the field


Robot

2011

ROBOT DESCRIPTION

-Simple elevator design that uses a drum and pulley system
Manipulator
-End effector is a gripper that is driven by pneumatics
  -Used to pick up and score the tubes
Drivetrain/Chassis
-6–wheel West Coast Drive
-2–speed transmission

Robot

2010

ROBOT DESCRIPTION

-Kicker design that uses surgical tubing and a drum system
  -Kicker has three different positions to shoot the soccer ball
-Created autonomous to score two soccer balls from any region
Drivetrain/Chassis:
-6–wheel chassis
-2 transmissions










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