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FRC #1912 (Team Combustion)
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Rookie Year: 2006
Location: Slidell, Louisiana, USA
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FRC 1912 presents Hammerhead

FIRST Team 1912 Combustion presents its 2013 robot for Ultimate Ascent: Hammerhead. We will be competing at the Bayou Regional (Week 4) and at the Razorback Regional (Week 6).



Technical Specifications:

Chassis
AndyMark Super Shifter transmission (2 gears), driven by 4 CIM motors
6 High Traction wheels
Custom belt system
8020 Chassis with 28x28 perimeter

Shooter
2 AndyMark Pneumatic wheels
1 CIM motor to each wheel on pulley drive
1/8 compression on first wheel and compression on second (Snapping effect on discs adds stability)
Shoots to all levels of scoring
100% to 2 and 1 point goals
66% to 3 point goal
Fires 4 discs in 4 seconds
Variable speed controlled by two US Digital E4P encoders

Hopper
Acrylite structure goes to the second level feeder station
Stores 3 discs inside and one stored in shooter always ready to shoot
Gravity fed, falls into the shooter and pulled in by piston

Climber
2 pneumatic pistons 2 bore, 9 stroke
Pulls up above 1st level bar and is hoisted up 1/2
Requires 40 PSI
3 Clippard air tanks, on board compressor

Electrical
4 Talon motor controllers for drive
2 Victor 888s for shooters
Spike relay for compressor
4, 24v solenoids in a manifold, controls shifting, climbing and shooting
Viewfinder Camera aimed to assist with shooting

Autonomous
Two modes (decided by an on-board switch)
Aimed to shoot 2 mid-goal shots from the front corner of the pyramid
Aimed to shoot 3 high-goal shots from the back corner of the pyramid (favored)$@#

Operator console
1 Logitech Joystick for drive and sensor overrides
1 Clamshell
1 e-Stop Robotics Custom Control Interface Board for button-based controls of climber and shooter
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Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science Class of 2017
2012 Dean's List Winner, 2011 NWCIT Award of Aspirations in Computing National Winner

2014 - : FIRST Team 3504 Girls of Steel (Mentor)
2014 Engineering Inspiration

2006 - 2013: FIRST Team 1912 Combustion (Webmaster / Controls Capt / Beta Test Lead / Drive Capt / JrFLL Coach)
2013 Woodie Flowers Finalist for Wendy Holladay. 2010 - 2013 Regional Chairman's Award at the Bayou Regional. 2011 - 2012 Best Website at the Bayou Regional. 2010 - 2013 Beta Test Team for Hardware and LabVIEW. 2012 JrFLL State Expo Coordinator.