PID Loops

Hey I’m a beginner programmer having trouble learning PID loops any help please? I would just like a brief crash course of how it works and some examples would be amazing.

This applied to raising an arm could be something like

Here is my favorite guide for an in depth understanding of all of PID. Written by one of the forum members here.

Thank you very much so when u talk about converting sensor values I imagine I gain the sensor values from sensors as in a potentiometer to tell the robot when to stop and when to actually start.

Here you go – step by step walkthrough on how to make a PID target control function.

Thanks! Hey what do you use for programming for robotc?