Objectives

1. To investigate a feedback control system.
2. To see how changes in the feedback gain affect the outcome.

Materials

NXT car
Computer
LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS

Sequence

This activity is part of a pair of activities. The first is designed to teach a particular programming concept, followed by a project that makes use of the concept.

Concept Activity: Control Car
Project Activity: Logging the Control Car

Curriculum

This activity is part of a series of activities published in the textbook LabVIEW Lessons: Classroom Activities for Learning and Using LabVIEW with LEGO MINDSTORMS, written by Barbara Bratzel.  To order the book, visit www.collegehousebooks.com/labview.htm