Independent Study

IMD 520 Independent Study

Spring 2017, Wednesday

Prof. Gene Felice

A course dedicated to electronics, robotics and artificial life.

 

Reading

“Vehicles” by Valentino Braitenberg

 

Semester 1, 2017

* I will record my activities each week starting on Wednesday.

01.18.17 Independent Study, Journal 1

  • Personal Research

“Vehicles” by Valentino Braitenberg

  • New Project Proposal
  • Circuit Practice

01.25.17 Independent Study, Journal 2

02.01.17 Independent Study, Journal 3

  • Brief Meeting
  • Questions
  • Circuit Design

02.08.17 Independent Study, Journal 4

02.15.17 Independent Study, Journal 5

  • IMFA Department Grant Due
  • Project: Processing Program

02.22.17 Independent Study, Journal 6

  • Getting Behind
  • Learning Illustrator

03.01.17 Independent Study, Journal 7

  • Project: First Pair of Robots
  • Making a “Protobot”

03.05-14.18 Independent Study, Journal – Spring Break

  • More Planning
  • Driver Shield
  • Coding
  • Testing
  • Dead Robot
  • “Follow Me” test
  • Power System
  • Speakers
  • Toypocalypse
  • Robot Redesign
  • Robot Cut
  • Robot Construction
  • Robot Version 1, Notes

03.22.17 Independent Study, Journal 8

  • Project: First Pair of Robots v. 2
  • Black Mountain
  • Simple Circuits
  • Power Supplies
  • Switches
  • Batteries (Charging)
  • Switching
  • AC/DC
  • High Volt/Amp Switches
  • 12V v. 5V
  • IR Sensors
  • Piezo Speakers
  • Servo Motor Turning Head

03.29.17 Independent Study, Journal 9

  • Meeting with Gene
  • Circuits
  • Power Supply
  • Wheels
  • atteries
  • Motor Mounts
  • Toymagedon

04.05.17 Independent Study, Journal 10

  • Project: 4-Robot System
  • 555 Timer
  • Motors
  • Batteries
  • Connectors
  • Switches
  • Follow Me Code

 

04.12.17 Independent Study, Journal 11

 

  • Motors
  • Batteries
  • Design Project
  • Symposium/Grad Expo
  • Follow Me Code
  • Redesign

 

04.19.17 Independent Study, Journal 12

  • Project: 4 Robot System v.2
  • Motors
  • Batteries
  • Design Project
  • Symposium/Grad Expo
  • Future Plans

04.26.17 Independent Study, Journal 13

  • Project: Robot Environment & Viewer Surveys
  • Deconstruction
  • Making Peace
  • New Motors and Batteries
  • Hopeful Plabs

05.03.17 Independent Study, Journal 14

  • Final Meeting

 

 

Mini-Projects

My First LED Cube

 

Robotics Project

Robotics, Project Plan

Robotics Project Journal 1 (Preliminary)

Independent Study Journals take over after the Preliminary Journal

Robotics Research