Setup Instructions

1. Get the parts

The first step is to purchase all the parts using the Bill of Materials.
For the aluminum deck and 3d-printed sensor mounts, you can download the CAD files
This project aims to be low cost; an estimated budget for this project is around $500 US dollars

2. FLASH THE ODROID

To get all the software, you'll need to flash the odroid with the latest image

3. ASSEMBLE THE CAR

Please refer to the assembly instructions for constructing the RC

4. CHARGE THE BATTERY

Before running any tests, make sure to charge the LiPo battery

 

 

 

 

 

5. CONNECT REMOTELY

Use either an NX or ssh protocol to connect remotely to the odroid.

6. CITE

The documentation and software for the Berkeley Autonomous Race Car (BARC) is free of charge to use and is openly distributed, but note that

  1. Copyright owned by the Model Predictive Lab at the University of California Berkeley

  2. BARC must be referenced when used in a published work

    • Gonzales, J., Zhang, F., Li, K., and Borrelli, F. (2016). Autonomous drifting using onboard sensors. In

      13th International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control. (AVEC).

  3. BARC , or forks or versions of BARC , may not be re-distributed as a part of a commercial product unless agreed upon with the copyright owner

  4. BARC is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY