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Mark Bell and JAMES FLOYD KELLY, LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2262-1_6

6. StringBot: Planning

Mark Bell and James Floyd Kelly2

(1)Northridge, California, USA

(2)Smyrna, Georgia, USA

What’s needed to solve this latest challenge is a bot that can move along a string, carry a small object, drop that object at a specific location, and return for another object to do it all over again. In this chapter, we’re going to figure out how to make that happen.

Design and Planning

I’m sure I didn’t fool you by reversing the words in the section title. Since you are no longer scared by the phrase “planning and design ,” I’m just a little worried you might become a little bored with it and try to skip it. So I’m ...

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