We have created a document in the hopes of compiling information and resources that might be useful to FRC students. Some of the information is team-specific, but we hope other teams will find it to be helpful as well.
CAD I: What CAD is, what Onshape is, Extruding, Filleting, MKCAD, Importing, how to make basic parts, and the importance of naming conventions.
CAD II: Covers pocketing, Onshape files, getting files ready for the laser cutter, going more in-depth with Part Studios and Assemblies. Reviews concepts covered in the CAD I lesson.
Using Onshape Featurescript: A mini-lesson about what Featurescript is, how to use it, and how it can be especially beneficial to FIRST teams.
Editing in Context: A mini-lesson about how to edit in context in Onshape, as well as uses and some basic troubleshooting.
Onshape Resources: This is a Google Document full of links to slideshows, training videos, and other online sources of information for learning to CAD with Onshape.
Engineering Design Process: How the Engineering Design Process works and its importance, as well as how it works on the team.
3D Printing: Where and why to use 3D printing, where it’s used in industry, additive manufacturing, slicing software, and public CAD repositories.
Electrical I: Electrical design, power and signals, methods, crimping, wiring basics including insertion and pull testing, integration onto the robot, and troubleshooting.
A useful screw sizes chart.
One great post about writing commit messages can be found here.
WPILib has helpful documentation on the FIRST Robotics Competition Control System.
Github: Our open-source bot code.
Adobe Photoshop: Layering, selection tools, texts, brochure and flyer basics, and maybe even a fun little project at the end.
Grants and Chairman’s: Organizing information and writing compelling presentations.
A list and description of the awards given out by FIRST, found on their website.
Chief Delphi: Chief Delphi is an online forum for everything FIRST related.
Reddit FRC: A non-technical resource for FIRST memes and other fun.