1-31-22

We continue working on our Ultrasonic Robot Builds.

While I am working with troubleshooting, you can run the obstacle course.

Next up: using Arduino functions – this first assignment is Tinkercad only.
Functions are  like mini-programs within a larger program.  They save you A LOT of time in programming and in running your program.

After you complete the function in Tinkercad you will add functions to your robot to give it more behaviors.  Click here for Ultrasonic Robots with Functions.

 

1-18-22

We are fully into LCD displays and Arduino.  Here’s what we are working on:

  1. Create a real circuit with your LCD and Arduino.
  2. Tinkercad: custom characters on an LCD.
  3. Tinkercad: multi-line characters on an LCD.

Then we are pausing on LCD characters to work with the ultrasonic sensor.
Start with the ultrasonic sensor intro right here.
Once we build our skills with ultrasonic sensors you will be able to build a sonic warning sensor to tell you if you are too close or too far from an object.

 

1-11-22

Today we will be in room 127.

Ok, well I’m on zoom right here: https://tamdistrict-org.zoom.us/j/97548014699

Whether you are in the room or at home, please join the zoom so I can help with troubleshooting, etc.

You have two items for today:
1. finish up your Future Transportation design and send me the STL.
2. after you finish the above assignment, dig into the Arduino LCD assignment.  This will be done in Tinkercad to start.