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For power management, you can use either a DC/DC Convertor, a linear regulator, or a combination of the two. DC/DC Converter A DC/DC Converter changes DC voltage levels. Three common types are: Buck Converter: Takes a higher input voltage to a lower output voltage Boost Converter: Takes a lower input voltage to a higher output voltage Cuk Converter: A ...


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Q: What are the main differences between electric motor and internal combustion engine for an ATV-sized mobile robot platform in terms of functionality, implementation difficulty ("RC" conversion, "electronic" operation), durability and maintenance when used as an autonomous platform? A full sized ATV/UTV like Polaris Ranger (EV) is in question. A: ...


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Let's assume you do a motor on the crank shaft rather than on the hub. When you step on the pedal/crank it's approximately the mass of your body doing all the work. $Torque(\tau)=Force*Distance$, $Force=mass*Acceleration$ $mass:=70Kg$, $Acceleration:=9.8\frac{m}{s^2}$, $Distance:=0.2m$ $\tau=70\times9.8\times0.2 \implies140Nm$ of torque for a motor to ...


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Likely the series induction prevent higher frequencies from making it back from the motor to the power supply. The inductors looks like an open circuit to higher frequencies. A parallel capacitor can also help as it shorts the higher frequencies preventing them from getting back to the power supply.


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The schematic for the main board on the iRobot Create 2 is currently not available. It is advised to remove the plastic top cover before drilling into the electronics below. (This is good practice for all electronics!) As suggested by another user, perhaps the manufacturer will be able to help you directly. Please note that while I'm an iRobot employee, the ...


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Its going to be very difficult to make a cycle run with motors that small. You would be better off looking at an electric wheelchair motor. You need starting torque to bring the bike up from a standstill, and a motor that is typically light enough to run an rc plane isn't going to have the "balls" to push a bike, especially with a rider on it. They make ...


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