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Course Materials Include:

  • Syllabus
  • 3 Modules
  • 7 videos
  • Simulink models

Getting Started with MATLAB and Simulink for VEX Robotics

Gary Garber
Physics Department
Boston University Academy

This robotics course is based around the VEX EDR hardware using MATLAB and Simulink. The courseware contains detailed lesson plans and companion videos for instructors to use in their classrooms. This course covers setting up and connecting to the VEX robot, controlling and maneuvering the robot with the help of VEX sensors and encoders.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn to connect to the VEX robot with MATLAB and Simulink
  • Learn about the VEX Companion App and how to use it
  • Use the Gamepad hardware in Arcade mode
  • Use integrated and optical hardware encoders
  • Learn how to avoid obstacles using ultrasonic sensor