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UCI Fall 2010 Soccerbots

UCI Fall 2010 Soccerbots

Entering UCI engineering students designed, built, and tested RC controlled soccerbots. They competed three on three at the end of the Fall 2010 quarter. This video may be a little over the top, but it does capture the fun.

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Six-bar Retrieval Linkage for an ROV

Six-bar Retrieval Linkage for an ROV

This six-bar linkage was designed to extend from the body of an underwater ROV to retrieve and stow objects positioned by a robotic arm.

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Autonomous Table Soccer at UCI

Autonomous Table Soccer at UCI

The student project for UCI’s MAE 106 mechanical systems laboratory uses a pneumatic kicker to deflect two balls away from its own goal and push them toward the opponents goal.

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Linkage for an RV deployable top

Linkage for an RV deployable top

This design concept is an 8-bar linkage developed by Minshan Tsai and GimSong Soh for my advanced mechanisms class lifts the top of a recreational vehicle to create a second story, UCI Robotics and Automation Lab. It is on YouTube.

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Dishwasher linkage

Dishwasher linkage

This linkage to lift the lower rack in a dishwasher was developed by Marshall Meek in my advanced mechanisms course (UCI Robotics and Automation Lab) It is accessible on YouTube.

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