Build Season Week 2 Update

January 22, 2018 in Outreach by Philip Wallis

After two weeks of planning and designing robots for 2018’s game, Power Up, we started building the alpha drive base and finalized the process of prototyping. The prototypes are expected to be finished by the third week of our six-week build season.

We have come close to finalizing our robot design, and we have started manufacturing some parts for the robot.

Our electrical subteam worked on CADing the electronics panel for the alpha drive base, while programming worked on basic maneuvers and autonomous.  The media subteam finalized the t-shirt design for this year, and also started working on banners and the chairman’s video.

We organized our lab and storage in preparation for building this year’s robot.  We are close to finishing the alpha drive base, including programming. The alpha drive base is planned to be completed and be ready for the driver to practice on week 3 of the build season.

This week has been very productive as we come closer to finalizing our design.

Stay tuned for additional weekly updates!