Sensing the void – 19 May 2017

Introduce the students to the function Void

  • Using the function Void to simplify our code.
  • Setup void functions for motors moving forward at full power, half power, off and point turn.
  • Write code that now uses void to get the robot to move forward, point turn and return.
  • Include void functions for the arm and claw.

Introduction to sensors

  • Differences between analog and digital – graph
  • Conversion of analog to digital and vice versa
  • Push button 1/0 on & off
  • Simple single pulse encoder
    • sensing distance and speed
  • Double offset pulse (quadrature)
    • sensing distance, speed and direction
  • Write up blogs, finish mugs, 1st finished to format and partition our 4 500GB drives

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