Steps in Robot Design
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Steps in Robot Design Tom Hartley 7/3/2009 Every Robot must have a Task: What is the task? Platform Configurations: What platform will best accomplish the task? Mobility and Actuation, Choosing Motors: How much power? Power Drivers: These must be matched to the motors. Energy Storage: The batteries must provide the required power for as long as it takes to accomplish the task. Sensors and Actuators: What does the robot need to know about its environment? Microcontrollers and Programming: What microcontroller, A/D lines, RAM? Navigation and Decision-making: How will the robot make decisions? Control and Communication: How will the robot communicate with you?