This is the second iteration of the design. As I described in the previous post, I added a PVC pipe around the steering column. The bottom of the pipe is screwed into the front of the cart. The motor mount is screwed into the PVC pipe and stabilized with two hose clamps.

The bottom of the steering column. (I apologize for the terrible image quality)

After about a week of engineering, the steering mechanism finally works! Now we can steer the vehicle electronically. A giant step for this project!

(I apologize for the bad video quality)

Posted by:NeilNie

Student at Columbia University, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Prev. software engineer intern at Apple. More than six years of experience developing iOS and macOS applications. Experienced in electrical engineering/microcontrollers. From publishing several apps to presented a TEDx talk in machine learning. Striving to use my knowledge, skills, and passion to positively impact the world.

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