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How to sense the beginning and end of a ramp?
« on: January 05, 2015, 08:31:23 AM »
Hi guys,

I am a complete novice to building robots, yet have been tasked with making one for my Mechanical Engineering degree. I find it very interesting but am struggling to find the right sensors for the tasks it needs to do.

The robot will follow a white line on the ground using LEDs and LDRs going to a Wheatstone Bridge, and the output will control the Differential drive. I feel fairly comfortable (read: not really at all) with this section, but then the robot needs to sense a ramp, drive up it and sense when it reaches the top and come to a halt.

How would one implement this using tactile sensors?

We are using an Arduino Uno as the micro controller.


(I will probably be back in the future asking for more help!)


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