By Tufts University, Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, Massachusetts, United States
Learn how to use a single TETRIX kit to build a powered electric scooter.
Electric mobility devices are used for everything from helping the elderly get around to making urban transit a snap. In this lesson, we will learn how to use a single TETRIX kit to build a powered electric scooter that can move you around a room.
LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS
In this lab students have the opportunity to understand the following:
1. How to create a system that controls movement to accomplish a goal
4. Gears and gear ratios
5. Simple machines
6. Computer programming
7. Electronics and motors
8. Statics and structures
9. Teamwork and collaboration
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