1. LabView examples: Display

    LabView examples: Display

    These examples (PDF) demonstrate display control in LabVIEW. Create Points This example shows how to make points on the NXT screen given coordinates on the front panel. Displaying Sensor Values This examples shows how to display sensor readings on the NXT screen. Draw Sine Cosine This example draws the sine and...

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  2. ROBOLAB examples

    ROBOLAB examples

    These examples (PDF) demonstrate the use of various features in ROBOLAB. NXT multiple events Multiple events can be setup in the same code to track different variables. All event structures must have the same event landing. This means that if 3 events are setup and only one triggers, the code will...

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  3. Snail car

    Snail car

    The idea of this challenge is to design and construct a car that can move extremely slowly. These cars must compete in the snail race; the winner is the car that crosses the finish line last. Note: The WeDo car stays tethered to the computer via the USB cable so...

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  4. Going the distance

    Going the distance

    Design, construct and program a car to run for varying lengths of time. The distances that the car travels should be recorded and plotted on a graph to determine how long the car will need to travel in order to make it stop as close as possible to a randomly...

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  5. LabView examples: Sensors

    LabView examples: Sensors

    These examples (PDF) demonstrate the use of sensors in LabVIEW. Graphing sensor values This program takes sensor values and graphs them on the front panel. Line follower This program is provided in the “Behaviors” section of LabVIEW 2010. It can be very useful in more advanced projects, such as creating an...

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  6. RCX constructopedia

    RCX constructopedia

    The RCX constructopedia (PDF, 55Mb) includes an extensive set of instructions designed to introduce beginners and advanced builders alike to new concepts in building with the RCX. 418 pages! Contents include: Stationary builds Sturdy structures Bracing Change axis Moving parts Motors Gears Pulleys Special gears Cam Differential Worm gear Gear rack...

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  7. Exploring gears

    Exploring gears

    How do gears interact to vary torque and angular speed? Build different gear assemblies to discover these effects. What do the terms “gear up” and “gear down” mean? This lesson is one in a series of introductory lessons that is applicable to all types of robotics kits. The lessons are...

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  8. Scratch-ing the LEGO WeDo

    Scratch-ing the LEGO WeDo

    I have been Scratch-ing with LEGO WeDo kits, and my high school level students absolutely love it! The LEGO® Education WeDo™ robotics kit is normally ear-marked as an elementary school product, and Scratch was developed by MIT for young children to be able to program, but the combination of the...

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  9. EV3 rechargeable battery issue

    EV3 rechargeable battery issue

    Some of the new EV3 rechargeable batteries have a circuit error and do not work properly. After you recharge one of these defective batteries, install it in the EV3, and turn on the EV3, you will see a brief red flash and then nothing. The problems is just with the...

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  10. Robo-Sundae: The Experiment

    Robo-Sundae: The Experiment

    It started as just the idea of creating a robot that could help. We wanted to think of a task or chore and make it easier through the use of LEGO Mindstorms and LabView 2010 for LEGO Mindstorms. We settled on making an ice cream sundae, a task both fun...

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