P07205: RP100 Robotic Drive Platform


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Project Information

This is a project within the Vehicle Systems Technology Track, to develop a Modular, Scalable, Open Architecture Robotic Vehicle Platform. This project is a member of the P07200 Family of Projects. Below is the first set the rectangular and triangular platforms.

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Team Member Discipline Role email address
Wayne Walter ME Guide wwweme@rit.edu
Jeff Webb ME Consultant jbw3914@rit.edu
George Slack EE Consultant gbseee@rit.edu
Arnold Gomez ME Project Manager adg2989@rit.edu
Jesse Baker ME Systems Integration jesse_baker3@hotmail.com
Jeffrey Gill ME Mechanical Craftsman jcg7627@rit.edu
Benjamin Smith ME Mechanical Designer bds7756@rit.edu
James Aclub EE Electrical Systems Lead jma4815@rit.edu
Aman Verma EE Electrical Craftsman axv9757@rit.edu
James Harris EE Software Engineer jah7000@rit.edu
Tian Zheng EE Electrical Designer tmz9427@rit.edu

Mission Statement

The mission of the Vehicle Systems Technology Track of projects is to develop a land-based, scalable, modular open architecture, open source, full instrumented robotic/remote controlled vehicular platform for use in a variety of education, research & development, and outreach applications within and beyond the RIT KGCOE. This project should use an engineering design process to develop modules and subsytems that can be integrated by subsequent senior design teams.
Related Projects
Project Title Start Term End Term
P07200 Vehicle Systems Technology Track 2006-1 On-going
P07201 Motor Module - Robotic Platform 10 kg (RP10) 2006-1 2006-3
P07202 Motor Module - Robotic Platform 100 kg (RP100) 2006-1 2006-2
P07203 Dynamometry Lab Infra Structure 2006-1 2006-2
P07204 10kg Robotic Drive Platform (RP100) 2006-2 2006-3
P07301 Data Aquisition (D.A.Q.) 2006-1 2006-2
P07302 Motor Controller Subsystem 2006-1 2006-2
P07303 Systems and Controls: Wireless Communications 2006-2 2006-3

Project Readiness Package

The P07205 Project Readiness Package documents customer needs and expectations, project deliverables (including time frame), budget, and personnel / organizations affiliated with the project. It will serve as the primary source of information for students necessary during Phase 0 (Planning) to develop a SD I plan and schedule including specific deliverables and due dates. The Project Readiness Package will also support Faculty evaluation of project suitability in terms of depth, scope, and student / faculty resources by discipline.

Here you can find more information about this project.


RP100 follows a systematic design process. Deliverables and other administrative information can be found here.

Platform Information

For anyone wanting to go straight to bussiness, here are the platform details as they are completed.


For in-depth analysis, the tech info can be found here.

News and Design History

For anyone wanting to know the design history and updates, here it is.

All CAD models, Drawings, Calculations, Specsheet, ANSYS Files are stored in the repository