On Tuesday I finished the assembly of the load cell based automatic force measuring system:

After testing, the prototype can automaticlly measure small scale force up to 100g with precision up to 0.01g (I am still working on improving the resolution of the system). Here are two images for measur...

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In order for users to add the algorithm to the envirornment, users need to modified two aspect of the environment:

  1. Create a algorithmn class for this new algorithm
  2. Add this algorithmn to the list of algorithmns in the main environment file for testing.

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The third version of Mechanical logic was created (shown as below) and the comparision with version II was conducted. Given the stability of the structure, we will first use Version II as start point to combine the SCP actuators to verify the functionality. However, the version III has much high pos...

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While progress on implementing the machine learning for the controller continues, I thought I would an update on the new FOM (figures of merit) for the autonomous controllers, which are used to evaluate the ability of the autonomous controller to reduce traffic. The new figures are the result of sev...

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Last week, I designed the third version of mechanical logic. This third version used different kind of mechanism for forming bistable beam. The 2D pattern design is attached below. The biggest advantage of this design is less complexity for assembly thought the design itself is much complicated. And...

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