3DoT Biped

Spring 2017 BiPed – D.C. Motor Stress Experiment

By: Abraham Falcon (Electronics and Control) Approved By: Alexander Clavel (Project Manager) Introduction Electronics and Control engineer job is to do an experiment on the D.C. motor to see if it can the handle the weight needed for the biped to walk. The following experiment was to determine if the chosen D.C. motor can handle […]

Spring 2017 End of Semester Game “Pacman”

By: Alexander Clavel Apporved By: Game Committee Game Committee Members: Amber Scardina – TRC President Alexander Clavel – BiPed Project Manager Nicholas Jacobs – Spiderbot Project Manager Jesus Enriquez – Velociraptor Project Manager Overview: The BiPed and Velociraptor will participate in a game of PacMan. Both robots will start on opposite ends of a maze […]

Spring 2017 BiPed – Servo Ankle Stress Experiment

By: Abraham Falcon (Electronics and Control) Approved by: Alexander Clavel (Project Manager) Introduction: Electronics and Control engineer job is to do an experiment on the servo motor to see if it can the handle the weight needed to perform the funtion of turning at the ankle. The following experiment is to know if the chosen […]

Spring 2017 BiPed – PCB Schematic

By: Abraham Falcon (Electronics and Control) Approved by: Alexander Clavel (Project Manager) Introduction: Electronics and Control engineer is to create a custom PCB and to layout the components to be used. The PCB components are a PCA9685 PWM expander, pin headers for the LEDs and a pin header for the color sensor.   Eagle Cad […]

Spring 2017 BiPed Preliminary Project Plan

Alexander Clavel – Project Manager Jacob Cheney – Missions, Systems, and Tests Abraham Falcon – Electronics and Control Mikaela Hess – Manufacturing and Design Phong Nguyen – Manufacturing and Design Work Breakdown Structure (WBS): By Alexander Clavel (Project Manager) Figure 1: WBS The Work Breakdown Structure shows the responsibilities and tasks of each member of […]

Spring 2017 BiPed Preliminary Design Document

The BiPed Team: Alexander Clavel – Project Manager Jacob Cheney – Missions, Systems, and Test Abraham Falcon – Electronics and Control Mikaela Hess – Manufacturing and Design Phong Nguyen – Manufacturing and Design Program Objectives/Mission Profile: By Alexander Clavel (Project Manager) The customer has asked for a 7th generation robot that will be able to […]

Biped 2016 Fall – Final Documentation

Introduction Project Overview Project Objective Team Biped will produce a two legged 6th generation toy biped robot that will replace the traditionally used servos with a dc motor and achieve static walking. By utilizing the 3Dot Board, the robot will participate in the end of semester, December 14th, 2016, game called: Save the Human. Mission […]

Fall Biped 2016- Hardware Alternative Updates

By: Alan Valles (Electronics and Control) Approved by: Ijya Karki (Project Manager) Introduction The purpose of this document is to provide suggestions for the next iteration of the design of the PCB shield for the Biped. These improvements are based on feedback and experience in the manufacturing, design and build of the PCB. Analysis The […]

Fall Biped 2016- Color Sensor Design

By: Alan Valles (Electronics and Control) Approved by: Ijya Karki (Project Manager) Introduction  The purpose of this blog post is to explain the function and design of the custom PCB color sensor that was made. Analysis This color sensor was made to meet our requirements and detect color pads below. Two version of the color […]

Fall Biped 2016- Verification Matrix and Validation

By: Brandon Perez (Missions, Systems, and Test) Approved by: Ijya Karki (Project Manager) Req. No. “The Biped Shall” Statement Success Criteria Method Results Pass / Fail Introduction This report covers the Test Plans for Verifying and Validating our Requirements. Matrix L1-1 Shall be ready to participate in the game “Save The Human” on December 14th, […]