Creating a Robot to Protect Property with Lego Mindstorm

By: Henrique Bertulino

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Creating a Robot to Protect Property with Lego Mindstorm

My own final task is to create a robot which will use non-violent techniques to retain animals out of yards. Using the Lego Mindstorm Kit I was in a position to complete this kind of project. The moment certain pets walk by simply my robot, it throws gears on the animal to scare this away. It might tell the difference between good family pets and awful and does not injury them at all.


For several years people have recently been trying to find non-violent ways to retain animals out of their back yards and away from family household pets. Various attempts have included motion uncovering sprinklers, electric fences, false smells, and ultrasonic appear bursts. These devices work in many cases but not in all. Motion sprinklers spray brief bursts of water after they detect pets or animals. Some family pets, however, love to get wet so the motion sprinklers will never necessarily focus on all. Ultrasonic sound burst open devices detect when a creature is near and sends out a two-second ultrasonic sound broken. These bursts can be heard by family pets but not by humans thus they may have trouble figuring out if the batteries run out or in the next broken. Electric fences can sometimes hurt animals, including house animals that are in order to be in the backyards. Fake smells with the animal's foe can also help scare the animal away.

You will discover often undesired animals in my family's back garden. They eat our fruits from our trees and shrubs and split up the grass. We have been trying to find even more effective ways to hold them for a long time.

To get my last project, I decided to make an automatic robot that will identify when a dog walks because of it. When it picks up an animal, it will eventually throw little objects for whatever it truly is that transferred. I have not decided what that my own robot will throw. It really must be harder compared to a sponge, nevertheless cannot be so difficult that it will damage something. As being a warning to humans, it can make a beep sound before that throws the thing.


I built various small parts to set up to make my functioning robot. It is composed of the launching pad, gear/motor station, the RCX platform, and the brain. I 1st built the launching system. It is made up of black beams ranging in size from a single to sixteen. They are put together in series with rearrangements on the alternative sides using the other direction. They came together to form a triangular shape with two gears towards the end. I then attached gears and a motor to the system so that the engine is able

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Henrique Bertulino

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I'm a medical doctor and brand manager. The process of getting into Med school and studying at it made me learn and apply many strategies to keep my productivity high while spending less time and effort. As a working student, I had to figure out how to study smarter, not harder. During this period, my interest in neurology and psychiatry, as well as my aspiration to help others, intensified. At Studybay, I use my knowledge, skills, and experience to develop helpful solutions for students and make their study paths more productive and fun.

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