LEGO robots - limited only by your imagination

General description

Take 5 kg and 1 kg of mechanical engineering and electronic engineering respectively. Chop mechanical engineering and slice electronic engineering. Mix together. Add some controls engineering and season a bit with programming. Simmer for a few minutes, stirring continuously. Mhmhm... awesome. What's this? MECHATRONICS!

In Krakow you will get a great opportunity to find out what mechatronics is and to create your own mechatronic masterpiece - a robot, using LEGO Mindstorms. You will experience how huge is a role of brilliant idea in designing mechatronic devices. Impossible is nothing when imagination is limitless.

And we offer you much more than science. 2 weeks in a marvelous city which never sleeps. A lot of attractions, worth-seeing monuments, numerous pubs and disco are waiting for you! Good fun is guaranteed. So are you ready for your BEST summer??

Academic information

Content and topics:

Theoretical part: Introduction to mechatronics and robotics.
Practical part: How to create a mechatronic device - robot, using LEGO Mindstorms (mechanical part, electronic part, control part and programming). Virtual prototyping.
Learning goals and objectives:
To introduce participants to the complex process of designing mechatronic devices and to develop team-working skills.
Examination type:
Project presentation
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation letter and answers to the specific questions in application form

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Student dormitory
3 meals a day provided by student canteen, restaurant and food prepared by organisers, don't be scared only by people with cooking abilities;)
Public means of transport, coach and sometimes we'll have to use our feet;)