Today the mechanical team finished wiring the arm, which will later be used to pick up hatch panels in the FRC game, they also worked with other sub teams to finish the drive train. Wiring and programming worked together to get the drive train working. Business worked more on award submissions and mounted a to-do list in the work space.
Today we made more progress on the mechanical robot arm, both planning out how it will work and creating it. Wiring and CAD also practiced while waiting for the robot build to progress. Business worked on making team contacts, and website resources.
Today we got parts ordered for all teams. While waiting for parts to arrive, mechanical has started planning out the claw and climb for the robot. Business continued working on materials for the spaghetti dinner as well as planning out an outline for our Chairman's award video submission.
Today, programming finished downloading software and ran the test bot, mechanical and electrical also continued working on their bill of parts and inventory. Business worked on Spaghetti dinner promotional materials and award application.
Today we got most of the initial robot design finished. When the design is finished ( probably within the next week) The mechanical and wiring teams can start work. Today Field Mock-up also made a lot of progress and is almost complete making our practice field. Business has started planning advertising techniques for our annual Spaghetti dinner, starting to work on flyers and other media.
Today marks the first day of the 2019 FRC build season!
After watching the challenge video two times over, we split up into our sub teams and started working. We quickly set up a design and field mock-up team who will start designing the robot and our practice field.
Here is the 2019 challenge video