Build something...

Students begin the IET Robot Challenge from their first day on the CAD program. Not only do they learn Inventor and make parts on CNC machines, but they gain experience with sensors and microprocessor control.

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Build something more serious...

Advanced Diploma students undertake industrial projects of all shapes and sizes. Some involve advanced feedback and control systems such as this two wheel balancing robot. Others projects become part of a manufacturing line.

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Robot Contest

Mini project for all first year students.

Next contest: Nov 2013
info pdf

(Robot Competition Photo)
Above: First ever Robot Competition

Above: 2012 finalist maze


STUDENT ROBOT WEBSITES

2013 Results (xls) , (pdf)
2012 Results (xls) , (pdf)
2011 Results (xls) , (pdf)

ROBOT Design (Quicklinks)

MotorGearbox
Robot CAD
Robot Rules
CNC
Robot Website
Purchase the PICAXE

IET Robot Contest 2012 Winners


Fastest Time: Sean Carey
Runner up: Lyndon Hobbs
Best Design: Aritesh Nand

More...(2012)
More...(2011)

Sponsored by:
The Institution of Engineering and Technology

 

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Mechatronics Project

Advanced Diploma Major Project.

Final year students in the Advanced Diploma undertake a major project in Mechatronics - where a mechanical system is managed by a microcontroller.

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Above: Christopher Dowsett testing his 2011 award-winning project - an Arduino based active balancing robot.

 

Inspiration

 

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