Date: 09/03/2018Time: 9:00am - 4:00pmLocation: Plano ISD, Schimelpfenig Middle School, 2400 Maumelle Dr., Plano, TX 75023
During the summer, the following FTC teams have been working on the joint Summer FTC Chassis Study project. We will present the chassis study results at the workshop (details of the summer project can be found at: http://flyset.org/mentoring/summer-chassis-study-project/)
FTC team 8565: Technicbots (Plano Community team)FTC team 6832: Iron Reign (Dallas ISD team)FTC team 3734: Imperial Robotics (Dallas ISD team)FTC team 8114: Lewisville HS(Lewisville ISD team)FTC team 12764: RoboVik (Mesquite ISD team)FTC team 12900: Schim Robotics (Plano ISD team)
In addition, we are planning the following sessions:
Lessons Learnt from last seasonRookie team coach panel discussion with our panelists: 12764, 12900, 12977, 9010 and 7172 coachesPTC Creo Tutorials; CAD tricks and tips sessionHighlights of Fusion 360 by FTC Team 9010: Robotic RangersChassis test demo and show case
Along with sharing the chassis study results, we have the following topics planned to be touched during sessions too:
Direct drive vs geared/chained driveSpur gear box vs planetary gear boxExpansion Hub mounting position and APIsoftware compensation for the differences between motorsMacanum wheel chassis control logicREV chassis building tipsComparison of Tetrix Tornado, REV Robotics HEX motor and AndyMark NeveRest motorsComparison of Motors impact on going straightCustom chassis build tips/tricks
We will have products and certificates giveaways from Sponsors such as Actobotics, REV Robotics and Andymark for the participating teams and completed Tetrix chassis (from the chassis study project) giveaway for the rookie team panel discussion participants (which will give you a heads start to work on attachments while part of the team is still trying to learn to build a chassis).