2022 bESTology-Week 10

bESTology-Week 10 Where’s The Guidance? Topics Autonomous Guided Vehicles (AGV) Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) Objective/Goal:  Students will review the two types of autonomous vehicles to understand the functions and programming to meet the autonomous needs.  Introduction: Students will further examine the functioning and meaning of Autonomous and the difference between Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 9

bESTology-Week 9 Am I All I Can Be? Topics Function Autonomous Function or Not Objective/Goal:  Students will understand what an Autonomous Function is and is programming meeting the autonomous need.  Introduction: Students will further examine the functioning and meaning of Autonomous Robotics and what is not Autonomous Function with robots. Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 8

bESTology-Week 8 Which Way What? Topics Sensors Path Orientation-Gyroscopes Objective/Goal:  Students will understand how sensors and Gyroscopes assist the orientation of an autonomous robot.  Introduction: Students will continuing learning about sensors with learning about Gyroscopes. This is a special type of sensor that provides the orientation an autonomous robot needs Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 7

Week 7-Where Are My Arms? Topics Sensors Path Orientation  Objective/Goal:  Students will understand how sensors and planning are used to orient an autonomous robot.  Introduction: Robotic engineers plan the moves to meet a robot’s purpose and function. When it comes to autonomous mode, planning includes programming sensors that provide the Read more…

2022 bESTology-Week 6

Week 6-It’s A Matter Of Sense(ors) Topics Sensors for Automation The Fundamentals of Sensors Objective/Goal:  Students will understand how automation supports the needs of warehouse and fulfillment businesses to reduce labor costs and lack of qualified employees.  Introduction: Robots need to make sense of their environment to function efficiently. How Read more…