10/28/10

Meeting Date: 
Thu, 10/28/2010
Start and End Time: 
12 noon - 9 pm
Personnel Present: 
Alan
Personnel Present: 
Gavin
Personnel Present: 
Heidi
Personnel Present: 
Karl
Tasks This Meeting: 

Redesign the arm in CAD

Build the new arm concept

Work on programming

Reflections For This Meeting: 

Thank goodness for 1/2 days at school the week before our first Qualifier

Today Gavin worked on programming the wrist, the arm, and the stance as well as working on limits for the each on of the joints on the robot.  Karl worked on rebuilding the wrist with a new smaller arm that could support the hand with all the tubes being held.

 

Karl cutting the piece for the new wrist.

 

Working on the base for the new wrist.

Karl sanding down the sharp edges.

 

 

 

Gavin working on programming the robot.

 

Karl on CAD for the wrist.

Attaching the shaft to the wrist.

Gavin programming the arm.

Limits for the robot that needs to be programmed in.

 

 

Building the wrist servos in CAD.

Putting the tendons on the wrist.

 

 

A different angle of the servos and tendons.

Wrist pivot point.

Comparing the old and new arms.

 

 

Attaching the wrist to the hand

 

The hand holding all five scoring tubes.

 

 

Plastic cutout for the battery holder.