Planning

Need name for balancing robot

  • RollerBot
  • Sk8Bot

Hardware needed

  • IMU
  • Servos

Software

  • ODE
    • Learn ODE
    • Improve MonkeyBot simulation
    • Build RollerBot simulation
  • Robotic manipulation
    • Control legs
    • Walking
  • Feedback controls
    • Balancing
    • Use MATLAB and ODE simulations

Electrical

  • Learn how to control servos
  • Learn how to read and configure accelerometers (and IMU when we get one)
  • Fix MonkeyBot
  • Learn how to control roomba wheels

Mechanical

  • Improve MonkeyBot
  • Build simple balancing robot
    • Just a leg with a front-back wheel and a left-right movable weight on top.
  • Design & build RollerBot