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Robot Builders Bonanza free pdf The all-time classic robot book--fully revised and updated! Robot Builders Bonanza, Fourth Edition covers the latest trends and cutting-edge technologies in robotics. The projects have been replaced with new designs that emphasize suitability for beginners, expandability, rapid prototyping, ease of construction, and low cost. The new "RBB-BOT" core project is used as a base for demonstrating ideas throughout the book, for anyone needing a bit more guidance and source code. This richly illustrated guide offers everything you need to build amazing robots! New to the Fourth Edition: "RBB-Bot" core project that provides project consistency throughout the book All-new robot construction projects Emphasizes the new open-source microcontroller, Arduino, yet still devotes space to other popular products, such as PIC, Basic STAMP, and LEGO Mindstorms 30% more illustrations to more clearly illustrate the required steps New author blog with chapter excerpts, new projects, content updates, news, and other material Videos and Flash-based animation posted to blog and YouTube to demonstrate techniques Robot builders paradise! Exploring the world of robotics- Why build a robot- anatomy of a robot- Tools and techniques- Building tools and supplies- Setting up electronics shop- Building robots with the BASIC Stamp- Introduction to the BASIC Stamp- Building and using the BOE-Bot- BOE-Bot projects- LEGO-Based robotics- Building your first LEGO robot- Developing an RCX robot- Developing an NXT robot- Robot construction- Bodies and frames- Getting parts- Working with metal- Power and movement- Batteries- Selecting a motor- Moving your robot- DC fear motors- More about using RC motors- Control and decision making- Mechanical- Electronic circuitry- Interfacing robot electronics- Robot programming techniques- Motion control- Sensing the world- Touch and contact sensing- Distance sensing and measurement- Sensing orientation and placement- Detecting heat and light- Danger- Interacting with your robot- Lights and indicators- Sound output and input- Operating your robot via manual remote control- Advanced robotics- Build a robotic gripper- Build an articulated robot arm- Build a six-legged walking bot- Interfacing a PC to your robot- Using robotics to animate toys, costumes, and displays- Your first robot- Robot menagerie-: Collecting robots, toys, and art- Builder's clubs and competitions

About Gordon McComb

Gordon McComb has written more than 60 books and thousands of magazine articles-more than a million copies of his books are in print, in more than a dozen languages. Gordon has been called "The father of hobby robotics" by MAKE Magazine. For 13 years, he wrote a weekly syndicated newspaper column on computers, which reached several million readers worldwide. Gordon is still a regular contributor to SERVO Magazine, and most recently completed seven years as writer of their popular Robotics Resources column.

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Author : Gordon McComb
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional
Data Published : 01 July 2011
ISBN : 0071750363
EAN : 9780071750363
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 736 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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