Stage 12. Preparing for the competition. Click to learn more

The final modifications of the construction and the program. Calculating the maximal stable speed. Testing the robot’s stability. 2020 and 100100. Considering some feasible changes and amendments of the rules. Creating the photo instruction for the robot. Memorising the robot assembly. The competition simulation. The strategy of team behaviour at a competition. The storage and […]

Stage 1. The first chassi kit construction. Click to learn more

Introduction to the preparation plan. The rules for the Junior Category in the WRO 2017 competition. Developing a strategy for the completion of certain missions of the task. Laying down the list of requirements to the robot. Choosing the robot build, the type of chassi and its motor. Considering the types and the number of […]

Stage 2. The geometry of a robot. Linear motion. Click to learn more

Putting dead weight instead of a manipulator. Measuring the key robot parameters. Programming movement for a fixed distance. The timer program – the key tool in the analysis of program execution time. The speed parameters of a robot. The analysis of the movement precision with different speed settings. Smooth acceleration and braking. The speed and […]

Stage 3. Precise turns. Click to learn more

The types of precise turns. The geometry of a chassi kit. The rotation of the first type. The rotation of the second type. Circular motion with a fixed radius. Inaccurate turns and how to prevent them. Movement along a route with 90° turns. Calculating the maximum velocity of the precise turns. Aligning with the borders […]

Stage 4. Completing the first missions. Click to learn more

Analyzing the field of the competition and choosing the easiest missions. The route to take for the first tasks. Planning and constructing a beam-manipulator for building cubes. Creating MyBlock for the manipulator. Building the module behind the aligning wheel. Writing a program for the movement along a route using the rotation sensors. Dividing a route […]

Stage 5. The colours of objects and data filtration. Click to learn more

Determining the route sections where a colour sensor is needed. Choosing the optimal position and the height for colour and light sensor installation. Building the module sensor. Determining the colour of a cube. Using sound markers for colour confirmation. Using the Data Logging function for data analysis. The data filtration. The program for picking up […]

Stage 6. Navigation using one colour sensor. Click to learn more

Using the field grid for navigation. Finding the front and the back edge of the line. Moving along the grid lines. The relay controller. The P-controller. The PID-controller. Passing the grid intersection points using one sensor. Passing the grid intersection points using one colour sensor. The relay and P-controller. Following curves of various curvatures using […]

Stage 7. Constructing a tree manipulator. Click to learn more

Choosing the optimal construction type for the manipulator of solar panels and trees. The analysis of possible variants. Constructing the manipulator of solar panels and trees. Writing the program for the manipulator. The calibration. Testing the manipulator. The transportation of solar panels and trees. Laying out the objects. Creating MyBlock with the parameters of the […]

Stage 8. Navigation using two colour sensors. Click to learn more

Optimizing the position and height for the second colour and light sensor installation. Aligning on the borders of coloured areas and lines using two colour sensors. Moving along lines using two colour sensors. Passing the grid intersection points using one colour sensor. The relay and P-controller. Following curves of various curvatures using one colour sensor. […]