Robotics II

Duration - 1 hour sessions, one per week (10 in total)

Certification

  • A progress report will be issued after each module like this module.
  • After all modules were completed, and the assessments passed, a Competency Certificate will be issued
  • What do I need?

  • Live Online Training : A laptop, and a stable internet connection. The recommended minimum speed is around 10 Mbps.
  • Basic reading literacy
  • Basic maths literacy
  • Outcomes

    One

    Part 1 - Basic Mechanisms

    • Gear ratios
    • Compound gear systems
    • Changing the angle of rotation
    • Using worm drives
    • Swinging mechanisms
    • Reciprocating mechanisms
    • Cam mechanisms
    • Intermittent motion
    • Transmitting rotation with rubber bands
    • Transmitting rotation with caterpillar treads
    • Transmitting rotation over a long distance
    • Off-center axes of rotation
    • Changeover mechanisms using rotational direction
    • Universal joints

    Two

    Part 2 - Vehicles

    • Driving wheels with a motor
    • Driving wheels with two motors
    • Caster wheels
    • Crawlers
    • Suspended wheels
    • Steering

    Three

    Part 3 -Moving Without Tires

    • Walking machines
    • Moving like an inchworm
    • Moving through vibration

    Four

    Part 4 - Arms, Wings and other Movements

    • Flapping wings
    • Gripping fingers
    • Lifting things
    • Shooting things
    • Automatic doors
    • Raking up or out
    • Creating wind
    • Swinging a pendulum
    • Using attachments to change motion
    • Meshing gears diagonally
    • Changing the angle of rotation freely

    Five

    Part 5 - Sensors

    • Ideas for using the touch sensor
    • Ideas for using the buttons of the Intelligent EV3 Brick
    • Ideas for using the color sensor

    Six

    Part 6 - Something Extra

    • Using the Pythagorean theorem
    • Try building something handy!
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