Resources

Organizations


US FIRST
4H
Guilford High School


Parts and Supplies



McMaster Carr
AndyMark- Gears, motors, couplings, more
Sparkfun – Sensors & Electronics
Powerwerx – Anderson power pole connectors & more
Fastenal – Supplier of many types of parts
Vex Robotics
WestCoast Products & Design
DigiKey Electronics


Events (2015-2016)



Bash At The Beach
Waterbury CT District
Smithfield RI District
Hartford CT District


Parents



Parents Night Presentation (NEW -9/20/17)
4H On-Line Registration
New England Consent & Release Form – NEW 1/15
Apple Pi Team Handbook – 9/12
FIRST Release Form


Learning Center




Mechanical
2016 Design Guide (NEW 2016)
Mechanics 101
Work-Energy-Power
Drive Trains Part 1
Drive Trains Part 2
Drive Trains Part 3
Manipulators
Engineering Tools – Lots of good info


LabView
LabVIEW Challenge Cart Lift Control – 11/5
Logic System and Programming Basics-11/5
FRC Robot Auton. and Robot Prog. Task 11-27-12
FRC Robot Add Sensor-11/13/12
FRC Robot Framework-11/6/12
LabVIEW Basics and What’s New 2012 (more detail)
LabVIEW Challenge – 10/23
Session 1 – FRC Framework
Session 2 – Add Gyro, Dashboard, Steering
Session 3 – Motor Controls
Session 4 – Closed Loop – PID

Forums



Chief Delphi
US FIRST Forum
The Blue Alliance – Archive Competitions


Public Domain



Swerve Drive Primer (CAD Drawings and LabView Code below)
Dashboard 2014 –NEW
LabView Code – NEW 2015
Mechanical Design Drawings NEW 12/31/2014


Tools



WPI ThinkTank
3D Content Central – FIRST Robotics CAD Library
C2C Solutions


2018 Game-“FIRST POWER UP”



2018 FIRST Power Up Teaser


Students



New Recruit Introduction (NEW 9/13/17)
2016 Pre-Kickoff Meeting (NEW 2016)
Apple Pi Team Handbook – New Edition Coming Soon
C2C Presentation – “Systematic Innovation”