Robot Builders Bonanza – Gordon McCOMB – 4th Edition

The Bestselling Robotics Book–Now with New and Online Tools! “Amazing…should be required reading for any budding robot builder!” -GeekDad, Wired.com

Have fun while learning to design, construct, and use small robots! This richly illustrated guide offers everything you need to know to construct sophisticated, fully autonomous robots that can be programmed from your . Fully updated with the latest technologies and techniques, Robot Builder’s , Fourth Edition includes step-by-step plans that take you from building motorized platforms to giving the machine a brain–and teaching it to walk, talk, and obey commands.

This robot builder’s paradise is packed with more than 100 affordable projects, including 10 completely new robot designs. The projects are modular and can be combined to create a variety of highly intelligent and workable robots of all shapes and sizes. Mix and match the projects to develop your own unique creations. The only limit is your imagination!

New! FREE online content at: www.robotoid.com

  • My First Robot tutorial lessons
  • parts finder
  • Animated, interactive learning tools
  • How-to videos, robot e-plans, bonus articles, links, and more
* Parts, materials, and tools
* Building motorized wooden, plastic, and metal platforms
* Rapid prototyping methods
* Drafting bots with computer-aided design
* Constructing high-tech robots from toys
* Building bots from found parts
* Power, motors, and locomotion
* Robots with wheels, tracks, and legs
* Constructing robotic arms and grippers
* Robot electronics and circuit making
* Computers and
* Microcontrollers–Arduino, PICAXE, and the BASIC stamp
* Remote control systems
* Sensors, navigation, and visual feedback
* Robot vision via proximity, light, and distance

Title: Robot Builders Bonanza
Author: Gordon McCOMB
Edition: 4th Edition
ISBN: 0071750355 | 9780071750356
Type: eBook
Language: English

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