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Power: 12VDC for ignition and instruments
Motivation: Toyota 22R 4cyl Engine/3SP Auto Trans
Instruments: Differential GPS,Short Range Sonar
Intermediate Range Radar, Scanning Laser Rangefinder,
Closed Loop Steering, Throttle, and Brake Controllers.
Compensated Digital Magnetic Compass
Design Philosophy: The Coyote Unmanned Ground Vehicle System was my entry in the first DARPA Grand Challenge.
I designed it around the idea that with limited sensing and computing power, it might go off course from time to time, so I spent a lot of time on a robust chassis design.
More information on this project is at www.coyote-ugvs.com .
A link can be found at the home page of this website, or in the side bar to the left.
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