Project Description

This research work consists of the conception and open-source development of a robotic cylinder whose speed is remotely controlled through a web page. To induce the movement, an innovative approach has been developed, which uses the coordinate movement of three motors to move a mass inside the cylinder. As the mass is placed away from the center, an imbalance is induced, causing the cylinder to accelerate. This project is very transdisciplinary, which is what makes it especially interesting: mathematics, physics, mechanics, electronics and programming notions were necessary to build the final prototype. It weighs 1.4 kg, has a diameter of 32 cm, an autonomy of about 4 hours and a maximum speed of 1 m/s.