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Cubiebot, a little robot made from hobbyist robot parts and cardboard is directing and filming its own documentary. As a matter of fact, many of these filmmaker robots are on the loose interviewing humans about their relationships with other robots. As shown in the video below, these cute robots capture the attention of the participants and invite them to […]

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CubieBot, Filmmaker Robot

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The Global Cloud Robotics Hackathon 2013 is currently taking place. The hacking marathon where participants compete to create the best cloud monitoring robotic application started on April 6th and will be ending on the 14th of the same month. So far 29 teams from all around the world are hard at work as shown on the hackathon […]

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2013 Global Cloud Robotics Hackathon Participants Map

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Use this tools to compute, the resulting robot speed, the required motor RPM, and the corresponding wheel diameter. Solve for Vehicle Speed: Equation: Speed = (RPM (diameter * PI) / 60) Solve for Motor Speed: Equation: RPM = ((60 * speed) / (diameter * PI)) Solve for Wheel Diameter: Equation: Diameter = ((60 * speed) […]

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Speed and RPM Gauge

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Instructions: Select the appropriate unit and enter a value to be converted. * Note: Weight (force) and mass are different entities. To convert mass to weight, multiply by gravity (9.81 m/s^2 or 32f t/s^2). ** Note: Although kg-cm is used throughout the RobotShop site, it is actually kgf-cm. Similarly, oz-in should actually read ozf-in throughout […]

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Measuring Tools

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The Robot Torque Arm Calculator is intended to help you choose the right motor for each joint of your robotic arm. The torque (T) required at each joint is calculated as a worst case scenario (lifting weight at 90 degrees). Ensure your units are consistent. Most common units are kg-cm and oz-in. Take a look […]

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Robot Arm Torque Calculator

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The Drive Motor Sizing Tool is intended to give an idea of the type of drive motor required for your specific robot by taking known values and calculating values required when searching for a motor. DC motors are generally used for continuous rotation drive systems, though can be used for partial (angle to angle) rotation […]

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Drive Motor Sizing

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By & filed under Dynamic Tools, How To Make a Robot, Mechanics.

This tutorial is intended to complement the Robot Arm Torque Calculator found in the Dynamic Tools section of GoRobotics. The equations used in the calculator to determine the torque required at any given lifting joint (raising the arm vertically) in a robotic arm are presented here. Note that the term “actuator” is used rather than motor because […]

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robot-arm-torque

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If you have a keen sense of observation, you would have noticed the badge over to the GoRobotics logo, if not, here it is again. We are very proud to announce that GoRobotics was selected to be the Best Robotics Resource for Electrical Engineers by the Electrical Engineering Schools website, a portal focusing on educational resources for EE students. […]

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Top Resource for Electrical Engineers