Learn & Create Workshop - Building Your Own: Object Avoiding Robot

Oct 22, 2020

03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

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Want to build your own robot that will avoid collision? Learn to incorporate an Arduino with a range finder senor, wheels, and chassis into a great little object avoiding robot. This class will include building the robot and programming it.

KITS ARE SOLD OUT. If you want to be able to build along in the workshop, kits are available for $55 from the Electronics Shop and can be purchased when registering for the workshop. Cost will be applied to your University Bill and made available for pick-up in the Engineering Library.

The last day to order a kit will be October 15th. Please email lib-engineering@uiowa.edu if registering after October 15th.

Two items which will be needed but are NOT in the kit, may be checked out from the Tool Library or they  are available to purchase from Electronic Shop:

  • Soldering Iron  (suggested Catalog#5015 SOLDERING IRON 25W $20.00)
  • Hot glue Gun

Taught by Issac Johnson, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Student Group.

Register at: https://uiowa.libcal.com/event/7082939

Zoom link and password will be emailed to registered participants one hour before the workshop starts.

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