by Jason Moore I’ve finally finished my dissertation and self published it online. It is even mostly reproducible. I’ve finally finished my dissertation. I turned in the the official version on August 21st. My school has a tradition of ringing a bell and announcing that you are now a doctor, … Continue reading
by Jason Moore KQED did a piece about the science of riding a bicycle which featured our work here at Davis and the Hall of Fame museum exhibits. Gabriela Quirós at KQED Quest interviewed me about our research on bicycle dynamics and also David Takemoto-Werts at the US Bicycling … Continue reading
by Jason Moore I gave my PhD exit seminar yesterday. It went pretty well and I’ve posted the video in case anyone is interested in it. The source for the slides are here: https://github.com/moorepants/ExitSeminar (Let me know if you want me to post the slides, otherwise I’m going to be lazy).
by Kenneth Lyons Overview and results of a calibration routine for determining the position of the index line on the steer encoder. For the last few weeks, I have been working with Luke to produce a steer calibration program to run on the robotic bike. Much of this time … Continue reading
by Andrew Kickertz Collision detection via meshes, and rough calculation of post-impact velocities. Over the past couple weeks I’ve been developing a method to detect collisions between pins, modeling them as meshes. I’m also thinking about describing the pins as parametric surfaces, but that’s another can of worms. The radius … Continue reading
by Jason Moore Just my thoughts related to my dissertation. link
by Jason Moore A look at the validity of the Whipple model with respect to the data we’ve collected. Contents Update – January 22, 2012 Update – January 23, 2012 Our current human controller identification hinges on the assumption that the Whipple model is a valid model of the bicycle/rider … Continue reading