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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.

A little basic RobotC documentation for your convenience.

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 Sam Speer
Cindy Deng
Ananya Rao
Lab 2 : Vision Ruohai Ge
Ananya Rao
Justin Kerr
Lab 3 : Line Following and Odometry Cindy Deng
Abha Agrawal
Coy Conduff
Lab 4 : Controls
Ruohai Ge
Sean Ha
Lab 5 : Path Planning Abha Agrawal
Justin Kerr
Lab 6 : Localization Gabe Rasskin
Adrian Kager
Lab 7 : Remote Control (USAR) Jarret Liang
Wendy Summer
Andrea Sipos
Estevan Chairez
Lab 8 : Wheel Free Andrew Conduff
Sean Ha
Lab 9 : Inverse Kinematics Gabe Rasskin
Adrian Kager
Lab 10 : Student-Defined Lab TBD: Maybe you?

Previous student defined labs


NXT Labs

Castle Catapult 2018
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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