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16-311 Labs

The following links will take you to information on each of the labs. Note that these pages will be updated throughout the semester.

Read the philosophy behind the labs to find out more about the labs in general.

TA lab hours TBD

NOTE: You can view labs before they are assigned, but they are subject to change.

Lead TAs
Lab 1 : Rube Goldberg Machine Ananya Rao
Anoop Bhat
Brandon Wang
Lab 2 : Vision Ananya Rao
Tina Tian
Hannah He
Lab 3 : Line Following and Odometry Estevan Chairez
Brandon Wang
Lab 4 : Controls
Mithril Hugunin
Tanvi Bhargava
Lab 5 : Path Planning Abha Agrawal
Hannah He
Lab 6 : Localization Grayson Moyer
Tanvi Bhargava
Lab 7 : Remote Control (USAR)
[Altered after switch to remote learning]
Estevan Chairez
Mithril Hugunin
Alex Goberna
Arushi Singh
Lab 8 : Wheel Free
[Altered after switch to remote learning]
Abha Agrawal
Grayson Moyer
Lab 9 : Inverse Kinematics
[Altered after switch to remote learning]
Anoop Bhat
Tina Tian
Lab 10 : Student-Defined Lab
[Altered after switch to remote learning]
TBD: Maybe you?

Remote Labs Implemented Due to COVID-19

Helpful Robot Proposal Lab

Previous student defined labs


NXT Labs

Castle Catapult 2019
Robot Sumo 2018
Basketball 2017
Fork Lift 2016
April Tag Tag 2015
Robot Shootout 2014
Stairmaster 2013
Robot Sumo 2012
RoboPong 2011
Gold Mine 2010
Robot Exchange 2009

Handyboard Labs

Football Challenge 2007
RoboJoust 2006
Robot Sort 2005
Poison Ball 2004

Video Demos

Student Defined Lab 2011: RoboPong:

Additional Information:

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