Stage 3. Precise turns. Click to learn more

The types of precise turns. The geometry of a chassi kit. The turn of the first type. The turn 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 5. Navigation using one colour sensor. 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. Using the field grid for navigation. Stopping at coloured sections. Using the field grid for navigation. Finding the front and the back edge of the line. Moving along the grid lines. The […]

Stage 6. Motion using one sensor. Click to learn more

Passing the grid points using one colour sensor. The relay and P-controller. Following curves of various curvatures using one colour sensor. The relay and P-controller. Following the route using one colour sensor. Modifying MyBlocks. Analysing time expenses on different route sections. Setting up the program for maximum efficiency and stability.

Stage 7. 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 points using two colour sensors. The relay and P-controller. Following curves of various curvatures using two colour sensors. The […]

Stage 8. The manipulator construction. Object layout in specific areas. Click to learn more

Choosing an optimal construction type. The analysis of possible variants. Constructing a manipulator for laying the cubes out. Writing a program for the manipulator. The calibration. Creating MyBlock with the parameters of the manipulator. The layout zone optimization. The machinery for deceleration of an object. The performance strategy in a task with a fixed object […]

Stage 9. Counting objects. Click to learn more

The ways of object detection in the areas. Using two sensors for a simultaneous scanning of two positions. Detecting objects using a contact sensor. Detecting objects using an ultrasonic distance sensor. Detecting objects using an infrared sensor. Detecting objects using a colour and light sensor. Constructing a ‘smart’ manipulator with two sensors. Testing the stability […]

Stage 10. Programming a ‘smart’ bumper. Click to learn more

The algorithms for processing data from two or more sensors. Logical data type operators. Writing and testing the program for the object layout according to the number of animals. MyBlock for the manipulator. Writing the whole program for all the missions. Updating MyBlocks.

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 […]