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The Riverside Robotic Society Monthly Meeting

  • Jan 21, 2012 · 10:00 AM
  • This location is shown only to members

Woodcrest Library
16625 Krameria Ave (A block off of Van Buren, at King Ave.)
Riverside, CA[masked]

We now meet the THIRD Saturday of every month.

1. Introductions (5-10 min) (10 AM)
2. Business Meeting (5-10 min)
3. Class
4. (Short break)

5. Robot Contest: COOL ROBOT PRIZES for the best robot of the Month

6. Show and Tell (10-15 min)
7. Free discussion until meeting ends.

Classes for 2011 => "The Least You Need to Know to Build Your Bot!" (tm) <=

Jan - Introduction to Electronics: Resistors, Diodes, Transistors, Capacitors, Switches, and ICs
Feb - Introduction to SERVO MOTORS
Mar - Intro to Micro-controllers (Arduino and Basic Stamp2)
Apr - Introduction to Sensors
May - Using Sensors on a Robot Arm
Jun - Locomotion: wheels, gears, torque and speed.
July - Intro to Leaf the AI Robot, with Robot Betty9
Aug - Using Sensors for Collision Avoidance

Sept - (TBD)  Oct - AI (artificial intelligence) and Chatbots
Nov - (TBD)
Nov - ROBOT EXPO 2011!
Dec - TBD (And our Annual Christmas Party!)

Robotics Contests for 2011

Jan - Line Following Contest
Feb - (TBD)
Mar - ROBO-WARS! (Sumo Contest)
Apr - The GREAT (Autonomous Robot) Race!
May - Robot Arm Contest (Robot, get me a BEER!)
Jun - (TBD) Until we get a new contest coordinator, contests will be on hold.


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  • StevenC

    A bit scrambled but otherwise OK.
    We need a better strategy for the business side.
    For new people it may appear to be a disorganized club.
    We need to start thinking more like non-profit organizations if we want to start gaining more goods and money.
    Also I would like to thank the staff members for the opportunity for to serve as the Contest Coordinator.

    January 22, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good meeting

    January 22, 2012

  • Richard S.

    Great meeting, wish I could have stayed for the whole thing.

    January 22, 2012

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