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A brief description of various types of lifts and how to design them.
12-16-2001 04:49 PM
Ever wonder why your four-wheel-drive system won't turn? You'll never need to wonder again. Drive Train Basics gives a full explaination, complete with mathematical equations, to allow you to design a drive train that will turn without a problem.
10-03-2003 09:47 AM
It is possible to gain additional resolution from an A/D converter thanks to the noise inherent in the signal. This paper explains how this happens, as well as how to use this to your advantage.
11-07-2003 01:53 PM
Power Point Slide from our team CDR (Critical Design Review) that shows pneumatic circuit and solenoid switching to allow variable point positioning of the circuit.
01-30-2004 01:47 PM
Useful information for teams attending the Southern California Regional. Includes ideas on where to stay, eat, and what to do when you are not competing.
02-08-2004 01:13 AM
This is a Power Point presentation of the Design Review process developed by Cyber Blue 234. It is modeled after processes used by our major sponsors. This process was used for the 2004 season and is posted here for any team to adapt or adopt for their program.
03-18-2004 08:04 AM
This is the 2004 Chairman's submittal paper for Team 234 "Cyber Blue".
04-15-2004 11:40 PM
This paper is an essay I wrote for my college english class. The topic is our ideas on community, so naturally I wrote about FIRST- the best example I know. Let me know what you think. Thanks!
04-18-2004 01:58 AM
Instructions for building a battery changer cabinet. Cabinets holds up to 6 batteries and chargers and has optional panel meters to monitor the health of each battery and a battery load tester.
05-24-2004 05:16 PM
This file contains everything you need to know (or at least of lot of it) about the 2004 IRI. <br />
This document will be updated as new information becomes available. <br />
05-10-2004 11:04 PM
This document adds more details about the 2004 IRI. <br />
Included is information about the Chairman's Award, Website Award, IRI Scholarship and Hotels. <br />
06-08-2004 08:30 PM
This is the 2nd supplement to the 2004 IRI information document. <br />
This supplement includes the application details for the 2nd IRI scholarship. This scholarship is only open to teams 45, 234 and 393 members. (Scholarship 1 is open to everyone except these 3 teams.)
06-20-2004 12:30 AM
This paper provides information on a process for evaluating team / robot performance and determining corrective actions to improve that performance. The process outlined uses the Ishikawa, or Fishbone, diagram to identify factors causing undesired results. This process is widely used in industry and...
01-04-2005 10:43 PM
I have noticed at least a couple of threads lately on how to make sure your arm structure can take it. This is a spreadsheet I developed for my own use that provides a quick estimate of what options are readily available. <br />
If somebody wants to continue expanding the data base I won't object, but...
01-21-2005 04:34 PM
The Official Visitor Guide for the Southern California Regional. Information about where to stay, what to do, and where to find parts and supplies. A hard copy was sent to every team attending, but printing this version is probably easier than copying it if you need multiple copies.
03-25-2005 04:03 PM
This is Team 234's Chairman's entry for 2005. We submitted at the Central Forida Regional. <br />
We have reformatted in MS Word to make this easier to read.
03-28-2005 01:56 PM
This is a brief summary of how Team 234 started FIPs (FIRST International Partners), how the process works, and some goals for the future. <br />
02-27-2005 10:23 PM
Rolls-Royce is active in several programs to identify, recruit and develop young people for careers in engineering and technology careers. <br />
These programs include FIRST, a High School Senior Internship Program, Co-Op programs, special classes and Engineering Camp Scholarships. <br />
The paper gives...
04-12-2005 06:31 PM
Attached file is a copy of the presentation by Matt Fultz and David Hoff at the 2005 Championship Forums. The presentation covers some basics about why different types of sponsors sponsor teams and how you can acknowledge and thank them for their support.<br />
04-24-2005 04:30 PM
This file is the material on Continuous Improvement from the 2005 Championship Forums. The presentation was made by Matt Fultz and David Hoff.<br />
The presentation highlights a few continuous improvement processes and then provides details and an example of the fishbone diagram method to determine ro...
04-24-2005 04:34 PM
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