This is a great guide on design considerations, how to put things together, and a generally complete guide on mechanical design.
This is an excel spreadsheet calculator for motor calculations. It gives great stats like time to travel X distance under gear ratio A:B with a robot weight Y. It also includes basic specifications for the common motors we use.
These are models of all gears sold by West Coast Products.
Videos and presentations containing CAD tips, subsystems (drive train, manipulators).
The Manipulator Design and Drive Systems Presentations in particular should be checked out.
Create an account and obtain a student license to work with Autodesk Inventor at home to practice modeling parts.
Programming and Electronic
This is the program we use to write/download code for our robot for the java language.
Combination of videos and documents going over the control system and coding practices.
Compilation of documents regarding the Labview based utilities provided to us by National Instruments.
Document outlining the utilities you must install after getting the KOP installation of Labview.
PDF Document outlining the use and features of the driver station application.
PDF describes the basics of the 2013(and by extension, the 2011 and 2012) control systems and how to get a basic test bed created.
asic/advanced programming concepts by Oracle the developers of Java.
Control Systems Overview