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Finalizing and Testing

Things really got fun once all the circuitry, programing, structural components, and body casings all synched and we stared testing out our nearly-fully-functioning robots and working out the final kinks.  Success!

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RoboSlam Ratings

The coordinator of the overall “Engineering your Future” event at DIT sent the following letter to all of the people involved in facilitating Tuesday’s RoboSlam (Damon, Ted, Emma, Frank, Finbarr, Richard, Ruth, Mick, Colm, John, Dave, and me). She said … Continue reading

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Design and Rapid Prototyping

Product design, rapid prototyping, statistical analysis, and body construction: our second day of RoboSlam covered all sorts of topics! We got an overview of product design from DIT lecturers Ger Reilly and Kevin Delaney and designed bodies for our robots. Then, … Continue reading

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Body Building

On the second day of our three-day May Slam-a-rama, the students learned about product and manufacturing design.  They designed and started building bodies for their robots, while also taking tours. They learned about statistics, wrote essays about engineering, and toured … Continue reading

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