Technical – Documents and Downloads

Documents/White Papers/Presentations

  • Design Review Planning
    • Document on how to plan and organize a Design Review, including a sample agenda for the review.
  • JVN’s Mechanical Design Calculator
    • This is the “JVN Gearing Spreadsheet” which can be used to help design robot mechanisms & drivetrains which use DC motors.
  • Belt vs. Chains presentation [PDF]
    • This is the presentation pack from Cyber Blues presentation on a Belt vs Chain evaluation for FRC robot drive systems, from the Championship Forums.
  • Belt vs. Chains evaluation [PDF]
    • Team 234 completed a performance evaluation of belt drives and chain drives for use in FRC robots. This paper contains the results of the testing, how we defined our tests, and the test processes.

Program Management

  • Swerve Drive Implementation Process [PDF]
    • This is the presentation package used by members of Cyber Blue at the 2010 Championship Forum. Topic – Decision and Implementation of Swerve Drive