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LEGO Mindstorms EV3 MecanumBot using Simulink

version 1.0.0 (1.11 MB) by Bartlomiej Ufnalski
My take on LEGO Mindstorms EV3 holonomic platform using four mecanum wheels. Mainly to reveal the concept to my daughter.

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Updated 22 May 2019

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Holonomic platform on four mecanum wheels. Please read the attached .m file for more details. There is a story behind this build. Julia (8.5 yrs) saw a mecanum wheel on my desk. She inspected it thoroughly. Then, she tested it on a plain surface. And after a minute or so she concluded: Dad, are you kidding me?! Such wheels cannot be used in a vehicle. You've wasted our money on them!
I had no choice other than to prove her wrong -- at least in that that it's possible to drive on such wheels :)
Have fun with holonomic robotics!

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Bartlomiej Ufnalski (2020). LEGO Mindstorms EV3 MecanumBot using Simulink (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (1)

Roman Fedoryak

Compatibility stated as Matlab and Simulink only and that is wrong. In reality it requires Simulink Support for LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 HW.

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2018a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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