Robots face off in weightlifting competition

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Caleb Audia

Preparing for the competition, junior Abigail Griffith and senior Joshua Cammack work on their robot’s programming. Half of the student’s grade for the project was based on how well the robots did in the competition. The other half of their grade was based on a reflection they completed in class on Wednesday, Jan. 13 and Thursday, Jan. 14. “This was a really hard challenge,” Griffiths said. “It tooks us so much more time than we would have thought to put our robot together. We had to have an extra two or three weeks added onto the project. I learned that if the design doesn’t work in the first place and you have time, scratch it and restart because it can drastically change your performance on the project.”

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Engineering students put robots to test in competition

 

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