CAN control 6wd chassis

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This project began as a kit-bot 6wd chassis project with the principle objective of providing less-experiences students with an opportunity to design, build and program a robot chassis and the side benefit of providing the team with a drivable 6wd chassis for drive practice and development/prototyping use.

The team did a great job and upon initial completion, this chassis (and the team) were earmarked for a follow-up project: conversion to Can bus control.

A Controller Area Network (CAN bus) is a protocol developed to enable microprocessors and devices to communicate with each other without a host computer. It was originally developed for automotive use, but has found wider application.

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