Engineering students build robots that ‘mind the gap’
The challenge: Build a robot that can traverse an 8-inch gap, but that at start and finish is no taller, wider or deeper than 12 inches.
Last week, a group of Baylor students nearing completion of Engineering Design I (EGR 3380) put their semester projects to the test. Some of the robot vehicles flew; some built their own “bridges;” some unfolded to add length, then refolded after crossing the gap. Each took a different approach. Most worked; a few didn’t. But every student had fun and learned in the process. Here’s a short video showcasing their efforts:
Sic ’em, Baylor engineering students!
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