Club Minutes: Friday 9-7-2018

Record of Friday Club Meeting on 9-7-18.
Announcements:

  • We have a t-shirt fundraiser currently going on. One shirt for $20 or two shirts for $35. Orders are due Friday, October 5th.

  • We are starting a team Google drive for sub-teams to store documentation in a consolidated place. Contact Mason for permission.

  • If you do not want to be in photos taken by the social media team, contact Martin at (530)408-0919 or Juliette at jletalludec@student.sierracollege.edu.

  • Hacker Lab is not able to cover our entire team’s passes this year. Please look to the bookstore for a discounted pass if needed.

  • Sierra College ASSC has granted the robotics club some funding. Possibly more to come.

  • If you ever have any concerns with a specific member or the way the club is run, contact Tony Osladil, the club adviser, attosladil@sierracollege.edu

Sub-team updates:

Fire Fighter Bot

Congratulations to the new team lead, Michael Karla.
The team is in the process of CADing the bot, designing the PCB,  creating the BOM and printing nozzles for their water pump.

Line Follower Bot

The team is setting up communications and brainstorming. They are also assembling a BOM.

Kinetic Art Bot

This group is researching methods of articulating the marionette. They are also deciding if they are going to control the marionette or have it operate autonomously.

Painter Art Bot

The painter bot group is reverse engineering a funnel for dispensing pancake batter onto their griddle. They have begun to 3D print prototypes for this function.

Muscle Wire Bot

The Muscle wire group is researching the effects that wire diameter has on their overall goal. They intend to move into the designing process this week.

Robo-Magellan

The Robo-Magellan team has been actively pursuing funding for their large BOM. They are in the planning phase and have created a mind-map of each task and topic of research.

Power Racing Series

Hacker Tractor: Testing new speed controllers and troubleshooting why they burnt out in the first place.

Wonder Wagon: Machining key-ways into the jack shaft.

Combat bot

The combat bot team has decided to fix the 120 bot and the 220 bot. They are also designing a new 120 bot from scratch.

Good luck subteams,
Connor C.

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