Robotics

Documents

MIT's Machine Science for Arduino An MIT robotics text adapted for Arduino 2020, D. J. Bouwsma

Probe2000  A beginner's QB64 Programming text, D.J. Bouwsma, 2000

Explore A beginner's Python Programming text, D. J. Bouwsma 2019

Math Notes for Beginning Programmers Trig, Vector Physics, Rotational animation, D. J. Bouwsma 2014

Programming Contest 2022

Electronic and Mechanical Suppliers

 

Videos

1. Components

1.1 Capacitor

1.2 Inductor

1.3 Resistor

1.4 Transistor

1.5 Diode

1.6 LED

1.7 Ohm

1.8 MOS FET

2. Basics

2.1 Switch Basics - Another Teaching Moment DigiKey Electronics

2.2 How to Use a Multimeter

2.3 How Rotary Encoder Works and How To Use It with Arduino  

2.4 IR sensor project , TOP 5 Amazing Project with IR Sensor

2.5 Arduino for Production! AVR Atmega32 - Intro to LCD

3 Servos

3.1 Using Servo Motors with Arduino (50 min)

4. Steppers

4.1 Stepper Motors with Arduino - Controlling Bipolar & Unipolar stepper motors

5 Science

5.1 How Does a Transistor Work?

5.2 What is a Schottky diode

5.3 How does a Thyristor work?

5.4 Laser Communicator to Photoresistor/Photocell

5.5 Modern Robotics Sensors

6. Arduino

6.1 You can learn Arduino in 15 minutes.   

6.2 Ultrasonic Sensor HC-SR04 and Arduino Tutorial

7. Robotic Music

7.1 Make Your Own Musical Floppy Drive

7.2 Moppy + Star Wars Theme = Floppy Vader's Theme

7.3 Musical Floppy Drives - Computerphile

7.4 Stepper Music: "Axel F"

8. Computer-Based Robots

8.1 Using a PC Parallel Port to Control LEDs

8.2 Using transistors with Arduino

8.3 Parallel Port 8 Leds

8.4 The Floppotron             

8.4B The Floppotron             

9 Driver Chips

9.1 Controlling motors and lights using the ULN2003 chip

9.2 Using the ULN2003A Transistor Array with Arduino

9.3 Making Music Using a Floppy Disk Drive and a ULN2003 Darlington Transistor Array Chip

9.4 Driving DC motors, part 3/3: H-bridges (Kevin Lynch)