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2018 FLYSET FTC Workshop

2018-09-03 @ 9:00am - 4:00pm

FLYSET(@flyset_org) and FTC team #8565 (@Technicobts) are co-hosting 2018 FLYSET FTC workshop with FTC team 12900 Schim Robotics.

Date: 09/03/2018
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Plano ISD, Schimelpfenig Middle School, 2400 Maumelle Dr., Plano, TX 75023

During the summer, the following FTC teams have been working on the joint Summer FTC Chassis Study project. We will present the chassis study results at the workshop (details of the summer project can be found at: http://flyset.org/mentoring/summer-chassis-study-project/ )

FTC team 8565: Technicbots (Plano Community team)
FTC team 6832: Iron Reign (Dallas ISD team)
FTC team 3734: Imperial Robotics (Dallas ISD team)
FTC team 8114: Lewisville HS(Lewisville ISD team)
FTC team 12764: RoboVik (Mesquite ISD team)
FTC team 12900: Schim Robotics (Plano ISD team)

In addition, we are planning the following sessions:

Lessons Learnt from last season: call for more speakers from veteran and rookie teams
Rookie team coach panel discussion: 12764 and 12900 coaches (both rookie teams from last season) will lead the panel discussion, call for more panelists
CAD topics: PTC Creo Tutorials; PTC Creo and Autodesk app;
Chassis test demo and show case

Along with sharing the chassis study results, we have the following topics planned to be touched during sessions too:

Direct drive vs geared/chained drive
VEX versaplanetary gear box usage
Expansion Hub mounting position and API
software compensation for the differences between motors
Macanum wheel chassis control logic
Comparison of Tetrix Tornado, REV Robotics HEX motor and AndyMark NeveRest motors
Comparison of Motors impact on going straight
Custom chassis build tips/tricks

We will have product giveaway from Actobotics and REV Robotics (more vendor support to come) for the participating teams and completed Tetrix chassis (from the chassis study project) giveaway for the rookie team panel discussion participants (which will give you a heads start to work on attachments while part of the team is still trying to learn to build a chassis).

Please register your team at this link:

2018 FLYSET FTC Workshop Registration


9:00am - 4:00pm
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Schimelpfenig Middle School
2400 Maumelle Dr.
Plano, TX 75023 United States
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