Overdrive Portal:

All topics regarding FIRST Overdrive will be displayed here. This page will serve as a home page for these topics.

Links:

On to Pittsburgh
On to Boston
Sketch & Design
Dean's Homework
What is FIRST Vid
Nick's Communications

To see the thoughts for the controls, click on the Software and Sensing page.
Put all sketches and design ideas on the sketch and design ideas page.

For now, all the documents regarding Overdrive can be found here: Competition Manual. One of the documents we looked at a lot was Section 7, so to see that document without going to the Competition Manual site, click here: 7 -The Game-RevA.pdf.

Click on the prototyping link to see what we have done and what your group is doing to help prototype lifting mechanisms.

Meeting Notes Archive

Date

Topic Covered

Link to Notes

Additional Info

1/26/08
EVERYTHING
Jan 26 Notes
1/20/08
software and mechanical aspects
Jan 20 Notes

1/19/08

Jan 19 Notes

1/17/08
Drivetrain
Jan 17 Notes

1/16/08

Jan 16 Notes


1/15/08
Sub-teams, experiments,
Jan 15 Notes
Logo's click here Software ideas click here

1/14/08
Manipulator decision, drivetrain decision, software functionality.
Jan 14 Notes
more info on drivetrains and software
1/13/08
Organization and arm decisions
Jan 13 Notes

1/10/08
Decision Day: 3 Possible Manipulators, 1 Drivetrain
Jan 10 Notes
Check with your prototyping group
1/9/08
Manipulator and Hurdling techniques
Jan 9 Notes
Arm and manipulator ideas are on this link
1/8/08
Elevation techniques
Jan 8 Notes
The arm ideas are on the link
1/7/08
Drivetrains
Jan 7 Notes
comment on different drivetrains here
1/6/08
Game Strategy
Jan 6 Notes
comment on game strategy here
1/5/08
Game Strategy
Jan 5 Notes
comment on game strategy here


This is the Overdrive tutorial