Amphibot

Problem Statement

The Indian Armed Forces is involved in a mission on the border of India and Bangladesh to kill terrorists as they have received an intel, but they have problem in crossing the water areas and uneven land.

"Design a robot that can move in water and on land to help them complete their mission and return safely without any difficulty."

Description

Design and fabricate a wired or wirelessly controlled bot, which has to navigate through land and water obstacles, in the shortest time possible. The bot can be powered either by batteries or power supply.

Advantages

  • Low maintenance.
  • Easy to use.
  • It is used by military forces to secure the sea borders from increasing conflicts via sea.
  • It can help in transportation over muddy/ marshy area.
  • It is much helpful in surveillance and rescue operations in disasters like floods.

Bot Specifications

  • The maximum dimension of the robot should be 300mm x 280mm (l x b). Height is as per your convenience.
  • The maximum RPM of the motors can be 500rpm.
  • Maximum weight of the robot must not exceed 3 kg.
  • The length of the wire should be long enough to cover the whole track and wire should remain slack during the complete run.
  • A power supply should be maximum 12 volts (DC).
  • Bot motors and connections should be covered properly such that there shouldn't be any mishap when bot would be in water.
  • The bot must be light in weight so that it can easily cross the water hurdles also.
  • Readymade robots are strictly prohibited.
  • Robot can be wired or wireless.
  • The wireless robots will get a benefit of 10 sec over wired ones.

General Rules

  • Each team has to make their robots under the specifications given above.
  • Each team can have maximum of 4 members. Students from different institutes can form a team.
  • The fastest and the most balanced robot will win.
  • Skipping of the permitted obstacles, water etc. will lead to time penalty.
  • The necessary rules for playing the match will be explained on the day of event.
  • No test practice will be allowed on the arena.
  • The robot must not leave behind any of its parts during the run else it will result in disqualification and the robot or participant should not damage the arena.
  • Each member of the team must have the identity card of his/her respective institute.
  • Unethical behaviour could lead to disqualification. Jury members have all the rights to take final decision for any matter during the event. Judge's decision will be considered final.
  • Certificates of Participation will be given to all the teams that will participate in the event, but not to the teams which get disqualified due to disobeying any of the competition rules.

Event Co-ordinator

Aman Grag

Contact no. : 82730 18602 Email id : aman.garg.ec.2016@miet.ac.in (For Further details contact) Divyanshu Tiwari (9368550400)