HARD&SOFT
Suceava 2017

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THEME  - Hard & Soft 1997

This year's contest task is to design, build and test an Autonomous Automated Guided Vehicle (a simple robot) that will follow a reflecting track on a plane surface and turn around and return to the starting end of the track if it meets an obstacle.

The final stage of the competition will be to demonstrate the vehicle on a previously unseen pair of test tracks (one easy, one more difficult).

Each team will be provided with the following equipment in addition to that already made available:

  • 2 "off" 6 volt DC motors & mounting screws
  • 2 "off" wheels (pairs of differnt sizes)
  • 1 "off" castor (either wheel or ball bearing)
  • 2 "off" infra red detectors for track detection
  • 1 "off" micro switch 1 "off" 4x "AA" battery holder

Data aheets on:

  • DC motor
  • Infra red detector
  • Suggestions for a test track to use during the development of the vehicle

Each team will design its own vehicle to meet the above mentioned functional specifications, it is suggested that the vehicle's dimensions should be about 200mm long and 150mm wide.

JURY

President
John MILNER, City University, London

Members
Oleg BREKHOV, Moscow Aviation Institute
Ioan BRINZAS, Universitatea Tehnica Timisoara
Jean Michel DUTHILLEUL, EUDIL, France
Vasile GAITAN, Universitatea "Stefan cel Mare" SUCEAVA
Stefan HEGYESI-KAKAS, EUDIL, France
Sylvain KARPF, EUDIL, France
Marian LUNGU, Universitatea Craiova
Gheorghe MARIAN, Universitatea Craiova
Sergiu NEDEVSCHI, Universitatea Tehnica Cluj-Napoca
Gheorghe PENTIUC, Universitatea "Stefan cel Mare" SUCEAVA
Andrei PITIS, Universitatea "Politehnica" Bucuresti
Mircea POPA, Universitatea Tehnica Timisoara
Otto POSZET, Universitatea Oradea
Dan Victor RUSU, Universitatea Tehnica Cluj-Napoca
Corneliu TRISCA-RUSU, Universitatea "Politehnica" Bucuresti

Place

Team

Score

1st

    Suceava I

68

2nd

    Bucuresti

63

3rd

    Iasi

61

3th

    Chisinau

61

4th

    Oradea

56

5th

    Suceava 2

53

6th

    Moscova

42

7th

    Craiova

36

8th

    Lille

30

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