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Designing a movable snowplow

The original purpose of YardBot, beyond career education, was to have something that will either plow the driveway for me or allow me to do it with a simple remote control. With much of the robot chassis in a stable

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Prototyping part of the electronic system with Arduino

When I started this project I knew I couldn’t attack it all at once. This was for reasons of time, money and tool access so I have to pick away at it whenever I can. Currently that means working on

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Planning the robot’s systems

A robot, or any other engineering project, requires a careful round of planning and design. In fact, the design stage takes the most time, percentage wise, and the more details that are worked out early on, the easier and smoother

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