K-Botics Forms for students and mentors-available on the Team Zone
Pre-Season Challenge 2013
Challenge Description (note: distance from ball to robot has been changed to 1.5 inches)
Pre-Season Training Resources 2013
Week 4: Introduction to Technical Drawings, Design Challenge
Week 5: Design Challenge, K-Bot Talks: Being an Advocate
Pre-Season Training Resources 2012
2012 Trench-Bots Pre-Season resources
BuildSeason Presentation (.pdf)
2012 Rebound Rumble robot code and vision system for 2809
http://www.udacity.com/ (recommend to start with CS101)
https://www.coursera.org/ but their courses have start and end dates so it may not work out.
http://oedb.org/open/ many online courses available
http://robowiki.net/wiki/Robocode this is sweet game where you program the AI of a virtual robot check it out!
http://www.robotshop.com/ca/ great place to buy sensors
http://www.solarbotics.com/ another decent sensor store
http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/2012-kit-of-parts-technical-resources (read the control system PDF for the basics of the wiring)
http://spartanrobotics.org/content/resources (see wiring techniques and others)
Good FRC teams or FRC teams with good documents on their website
http://www.simbotics.org/ a ton of great resources
Pre-Season Training Resources 2011
K-Botics CAD Tutorial Part 1 (.pdf)
K-Botics Team Building slideshow: Ice Breakers and Team Building game ideas
K-Botics Pre-Season Design Challenges slideshow: Design challenges that take minimal preparation and materials and can be completed in one session.
K-Botics Safety slideshow: Safety in the Workshop, Hazard Labels, WHMIS labels, MSDS sheets
- Free searchable MSDS database: you need to create a user account to view results
K-Botics Battery Basics slideshow: Different types of batteries we use, safety tips and how to charge batteries
K-Botics Hand Drilling Basics slideshow: How to set up and use a hand drill, safety tips
K-Botics Drill Press slideshow: How to set up and use a drill press, safety tips
K-Botics Threaded Fasteners slideshow: Nuts, Bolts, Washers and Screws
Curiousinventor.com‘s guide to many things: how to solder, choose drill speeds, tap holes, and more!
|Rebound Rumble Robot Brochure distributed at the Waterloo Regional 2012|
|Vacuum formingTechniques for creating chain guards out of crazy carpets for under $30.-step by step instructions including pictures|
|Procedure for recovering a corrupted cRIO|
|Making the debugger connect to spawned tasks in Wind River.-instructions and screenshots|
-Worksheet and Instructions for constructing reversible bumpers
-Instructions for sewing a wall hanging to keep safety glasses scratch-free!
-Practical guide for pre-regional, pit, and field scouting…and how to make good alliance selections.
|Alliance Coordination-Guide to organization needed before any qualification match.|
WEBINARS (youtube videos)
LINKS MENTIONED IN WEBINAR
This pattern is quickly becoming one of our team trademarks! Make you own in your team colours, and add your team number. You are limited only by your creativity!
|This year we are knitting mini hats to give out as buttons at competition. Why not make one for yourself? Here’s the pattern.|
LEGO ROBOTICS CHALLENGE
K-Botics team members created and hosted a LEGO robotics skills challenge for local elementary school students.
Medieval Challenge (.pdf)