Publication Date

Fall 2021

Document Type

Final Report

Embargo Date


Problem Statement

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) hosts annual competitions for engineeringstudents across the world. The ASME 2018 Student Design Competition wasto build a robotic soccerteam to compete in a FIFA World Cup style elimination tournament. Robot(s) must fit inside a 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.5 meter cube,be powered by batteries, and be controlled by a human operator with a wireless radio transmitter or through an electrical “umbilical” cord. The balls are tennis balls.

Author's School

McKelvey School of Engineering

Author's Department

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Class Name

Mechanical Engineering Design Project (MEMS 411)