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The Big Decision - Mid-Season Design Change - Cyber Blue - 234
by: Chris Fultz
After our first regional in 2013, we faced a tough decision on our disc management design. This paper describes our process for evaluating options, making a decision, and the results of our change.
After the 2013 Boilermaker Regional, our team faced a difficult challenge and difficult decision. We had incorporated a unique design for the disc handling system on our robot and it was not performing at the level we felt we needed to be competitive at the upcoming Crossroads Regional and for the Championship event. We needed to make a choice of major modification and improvement to the design we had, or an even more major change to incorporate a totally new system that would require us to give up all of our functionality for floor pickup.
Cyber Blue 234 - The Great Big Decision.pdf (1.09 MB)