Anatomy of a Robot – Charles M. Bergren – 1st Edition

Description

This work looks under the hood of all robotic projects, stimulating teachers, , and hobbyists to learn more about the gamut of areas associated with systems and robotics. It offers a unique presentation in providing both theory and philosophy in a technical yet entertaining way.

Here is a unique “head to toe” examination of all the major disciplines involved in robots and control systems, offering both a practical theory and philosophy in a technical, yet entertaining, way. 75 illustrations.

Table of Content

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: A Brief History of Walking Machines
Computer Control
Summary
Chapter 2: Walking Gaits
Stability
Adaptability (Tripod Gait, Wave Gait, Degrees of Freedom per Leg)
Summary
Chapter 3: Tools, Test Equipment, and Materials
Test Equipment
Construction Materials
Summary