University BEAM Projects

Dave Hrynkiw
June 16, 2002

The University of of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been running a BEAM-style mechatronics program (GE100) for the last few years. The purpose of the class is to build a self-powered device that can propel itself over both smooth and rough terrain, using a pair of servos and a BEAM-style servo-controller circuit (similar in function to our own BEP Servocore module).

They've recently updated their page showing off the creations they've made, all quite inspirational - well worth the visit!

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