Robolab; 3rd Challenge

The 30 degree Hill Climb carrying a 1 kg Mass.

Challenge:

The challenge is to build a vehicle that will deliver the greatest amount of power while carrying a load up an incline. The maximum level of work for the vehicle will also be tested. Power will be measured at 3 different angles: 10 degrees, 20 degrees, 30 degrees.

Design Requirements:

Scoring:

Each team is allowed two separate runs at each different angle. Your best run will be used to determine power at each level.

Awards:

Vehicles that successfully complete two or more runs will receive 50 points. In addition, the following place points will be awarded:
  • 1st place: 15 points
  • 2nd place: 10 points
  • 3rd place: 5 points

Winners

2000-01

Lauren Hildebrand

Alexandra Thewis

2002-03; Mods 1-2

Peter Chang

Shawn Kuhns

2002-03; Mods 3-4

Paul Kuder

Don Tomita

2003-04; Mods 3-4

Sam Lee

Esther Song

2002-03; Mods 15-16

Joey Burgess

Scott Seidman

 

 Click on an image to view a movie of the vehicle climbing the 30 degree incline.

 Last altered on Oct. 15, 2003