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Robotics Index (2) - Systems Design
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|> Bot Systems Design
|> Working Bots
|> Walking Bots
|> Problem Solving
|> Miscellaneous

Robotics Index: Main | Robo 1 | Robo 2 | Robo 3 | Robo 4 | Robo 5 | Robo 6 | Robo 7 | Robo 8


<| Bot Systems Design

  • Robotics FAQ: frc.ri.cmu.edu - info on sensors, motors, controllers, etc
  • Seattle Robotics: homepage - inc Encoder newsletter, Std Technologies
  • "HBRobotics Club Builders Book": wildrice.com
  • Karl Lunt Robot Projects: homepage - N&V mag robotics columnist.
  • General: Leang, Robot Projects, Ifihada, GoRobotics, ePanorama, Subcommittee
  • Robot Schematics: large list, Reconns
  • 6.270 Robot Builders Guide: lcs.www.media.mit.edu
  • Books:
  • ---- "Mobile Robots: Inspiration to Implementation": ai.mit.edu - book by Jones & Flynn - excellent overview of the design of small mobile bots, with several chapters on subsumption theory and coding.
  • ---- "Robot Builder's Bonanza": www.robotoid.com - by Gordon McComb, also gorobotics.net
  • ---- "Build Your Own Robot": gorobotics.net - by Karl Lunt.
  • ---- booksellers: Robotbooks, Hobbytron
  • Articles:
  • ---- "Starting with Robots": 4qd.co.uk
  • ---- "How to Build an RC Sumo": lynxmotion.com
  • ---- "Rapid Prototyping of Small Robots": cs.cmu.edu -(scroll to find link).
  • Robot Building Lessons: cs.cmu.edu
  • Building Battlebots: battlebots.com
  • ME3110 Online Catalog: srl.gatech.edu - good overview of robot parts.
  • Open-Source Robotics: Rossum, Open Automation Project
  • Misc: BotsandBytes

    <| Working Bots

  • Misc Projects: BlueCube, Brescia, Chunky, Creagan, Cybot, Ericson, IMDL, JeffBots, K9 [1] [2], K.Leang, K.Maxon, KensRobots, Robo-Palm, R-Files, RoboLinks, Robotprojects, Robot Zone, SRX1, Zaza, Zurich
  • Soccer-bots: Robocup, Monash, CMU, google
  • Sumos: BAM, Beast, Sumo Dave, TC Robots, Wedgie
  • Mini-sumos: Barello, Godzuki, Jon, MarkIII, Marauder, Mini-Cadenza, PARTS, Ridgesoft, Robotroom
  • --- mini-sumo tire mods: Hylands
  • Micro-Sumos: Noeticdesign, Nanobots, Megabitty [bittybot]
  • Mini-Bots: Bobje, Botlanta Gallery, Descartes, 7 Dwarves, E-Bot, Millibots, Minibot Leang, minibot.com, MIT CS360, Marvin's Slyders, SmallBot [construction details], SR04 [1] [2] [dpa], StdTech, TJPro, TRaCY, Wildrobots
  • Tiny Bots: Berkeley, Chanhak, K-Alice [1] [2], Millibots, Mirobots, Robigotchi, Sandia [1] [2]
  • Antweights: Sozbots, Ants, Antweight, forum, Ragnarok, Rusty Ants, components, antbotica
  • Micromouse: design [links], UK, Robotgames, Bilby, handbook, UC.Davis
  • R2/D2: Hasbro, yahoo forum, R2 Builders Club [links], Droid Registry
  • Rug Warrior: joker-robotics.com - also Kreuger, Learning, e-group, specs, webring
  • Model Car Hacks: Bedlam, Cornell, Camcar, Pitt, Rover, Skatebot, Smart-V, Timbot, Wiz, Zurich
  • Tracked vehicles: Green Dragon - Jp, Misc, Plantraco, R/C Tanks, Tamiya, Tamiya internals, Bay Area Tankers, EAS [Tank 2], EE476 Tank, HJT.Sheridan, Johnny5 [1] [2], SRL, Tankbot, Tiggerbot, Megatech [1] [2], Robert's, tracks
  • 4WD platforms: Rigel, Rover, MMP
  • Subsumption Bots: MAR
  • Lego Bots: internals, MarioF, Baum, Logo Turtles
  • RF/Tele-operated: DPA, [1] [2], links, Rover, CDBot, web-controllable bots
  • Wireless robots: surveyor
  • Misc: encyclopedia of bots, Khepera, Hemisson, ER-1 construction, WhiteBox, tons of stuff
  • PIC-based robots: Al's Robots, PWM code
  • PC-based robots: Timbot
  • PDA-based robots: BPE, PDA teledriver, PPRK, gameboy, boebot
  • Roomba-vac: irobot, innards, serial port, Stamp-hack, r.bluetooth, r.serial, pbwiki, dev-tools, roombacommunity, room mapping, roombanet, "Hacking Roomba" book [2]
  • Project Lists: Arrick, Robothaven, RobotProjects

    <| Walking Bots

  • this category has moved to the following page: Robo Index 8.

    <| Problem Solving [rocker bogie - BLOW-UP]

  • Differential Steering: EEC194
  • Line Followers: rules [1] [2], FredM, S3, Spencer, Dale, SweetM&M, Sandwich, BoeBot, CyBot, Barello
  • Fire Fighters: Trinity, Penn, Tryclops, MAR, build one, strategies, 1-DBI, Zephyr
  • Wall Following: George II, wall angle, wallover
  • Maze Solving: Hempel, MIP, Stepbots
  • Self-feeding: OctoBot [1] [2] [3]
  • Balancing:
  • ---- 2-wheeled: Balibot, bike, Equibot, Gyrobot, Larson [1] [2], le Pende [links], nBot, scooter, scooter, Segway [1] [2], Segbot
  • ---- 1-wheeled: Balbots, BBot, Gyrover
  • ---- misc: inverted pendulum [1] [2] [3] [4] [5], pole-balancing [1] [2]
  • Rough Terrain: Spirit+Opportunity, rocker-bogie [1] [2] [3] [4], Shrimp [1] [2] [3], Lego Shrimp [1] [2], Inflatables, Goat, Landmaster, ATVs, Packbot, Subot, PerceptBot, Marsokhod [1] [2] [3] [4], Tokyo, Atacama
  • Omnidrive: Killough, Holonomic, Synchrodrive
  • Water Craft: Drip, Duke, Microseeker, Thruster, AUV resources, Maus, Subcommittee, Engel, links, Orca, subcommittee
  • Robot fish: tuna, pike, fish, fish
  • Air: Voltair [stairbot]
  • Ball robots: Kugel-Roboter, Orb [1] [2], Nasa, MBSR, Roball, Robomaid
  • Robo-Magellan: contest rules, robonexus-entries, robogames, WSU, JBot, Odyssey, Daves-images, Eddie
  • Darpa challenge: jbot
  • Misc: Stairbot [1] [2], subterranean

    <| Miscellaneous

  • Battle Bots: gallery [Drillzilla], Battlebots, bbtoys, BotBash, CompleteControl, TeamDelta, Gasworks, Killerbotz [links], forum, TeamMadCow, NPC, Robot Dojo, Slippery Strana, SteelConflict, TeamZero
  • Animatronics: resources, Hillman, wolftronix, Brock, Cabaret
  • Selected robotic kits: Dartmouth, Science Kits

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