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|Are you interested in robotics but don't know where to start? In this
section we have listed the best books for beginners. These books will
get you started with actual projects. You may be surprised by how
quickly you can build your own robot with the guidance of one of our
best selling hobby robotics books is now bigger and better than ever!
Thousands of robot hobbyists -- and robots -- grew up on the first two
editions on this book. Now Gordon McComb has partnered with fellow robotics
enthusiast Myke Predko -- and together they've made this classic guide to
building your very own robot more awesome than ever. Inside Robot Builder's
Bonanza you'll find detailed plans for constructing robots that walk, see,
feel, talk, listen, think -- and more!
FULLY ILLUSTRATED PLANS FOR 99 AMAZING ROBOTS!
NEW to the Third Edition:
Robot Building for Beginners is a wonderful book that provides basic, practical knowledge on getting started in amateur robotics. Short chapters are perfectly suited for bedtime reading. It contains step-by-step instructions and small, hands-on experiments, including a line-following robot that you can make from a sandwich container.
Learning robotics by yourself isn't easy. It helps when the encouragement
comes from someone who's been there. Not only does Robot Building for Beginners
help you understand a particular part of the puzzle, but it also prepares you with
techniques to learn new parts on your own.
An in-depth analysis of digital multimeters gives the reader all the information they need to select and obtain this valuable tool for themselves. Other tools and parts include: wire strippers, snips, hack saws, needle nose pliers, tap and die, nine-volt batteries, wire, alligator clips, LEDs, capacitors, resistors, solderless breadboards, soldering irons, solder, flux, heat-shrink tubing, photosensors, transistors, chips, motors, gears, wheels, screwdrivers, wrenches, nutdrivers, screws, bolts, hot glue, and solar panels.
This huge book helps you unlock the mysteries of robot anatomy and fundamentals with complete step-by-step instructions for building a robot from scratch. If you've been looking for complete instructions on building a simple, yet capable robot, this is your book!
are all the step-by-step, heavily illustrated plans you need to build a full-sized, remote
controlled robot without any advanced electronic or programming skills. It's the perfect
way to jump into the fascinating world of robotics!
* Complete plans for building the inexpensive "Questor" Robot
Written by a teacher with experience enough to know what questions you would ask, this guide bypasses heavy-duty design theory and gets right to the heart of building the Questor robot with an emphasis on having a great time while doing it.
Finally, a robotics book for people who don't know the first thing about robotics! Absolute Beginner's Guide to Building Robots is well-written, inviting, and action-packed, with engaging ideas and fascinating facts about robots and robot-related arts and sciences. You are led gently into the intimidating world of robotics, but nearly 400 pages later, you emerge with a respectable knowledge of robot history, the major fields and "schools" of robotics today, and the basic skills and resources needed to create your own hobby robots.
Build your own computer-controlled servant. Construct your own robot or android to do your bidding! In Robots, Androids and Animatrons: 12 Incredible Projects You Can Build, electronics expert John Iovine serves up easy-to-follow plans and step-by-step instructions for constructing your very own state-of-the-art working robot that will obey your orders, act as your surrogate and even do scores of tough chores. You'll find everything you need to harness the latest robotics technologies--locomotion, sensing and control--to develop a high-tech robot, animatron or android in your own home workshop. This groundbreaking guide makes it easier than you ever imagined to: Design a lifelike robotic hand or arm that performs repetitive tasks; Build a computerized robot that uses both an expert system and a neural network--for some very unexpected behavior; Devise a robotic insect with a "brain"; Create a telepresence robot you can "get inside of" with actual arcade and virtual reality applications; Take advantage of sensing systems--tilt, bump, road and wall, light, speech, recognition, sound--even odors and gases; And much more.
With the complete directions supplied by popular electronics author John
Iovine in this revised Robots, Androids, and Animatrons, you can:
Perfect for first-time robot builders-And for more advanced hobbyists who want to add to their skills! If you have basic electronics abilities, Robots, Androids, and Animatrons gives you everything you need to create 12 exciting robotic projects using off-the-shelf products and workshop-built devices-including a complete parts list. Also ideal for anyone interested in electronic and motion control, this book - already a cult classic - gives you the building blocks you need to go practically anywhere in robotics.
Now anyone with an interest in robotics can gain a deeper understanding -- without formal training, unlimited time, or a genius IQ. In Robotics Demystified, expert robot builder and author Edwin Wise provides an effective and totally painless way to learn about the technologies used to build robots!
With Robotics Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers problems at the end of each chapter to reinforce what you have learned. Robotics Demystified makes if fun and easy to learn about robots. Get ready to:
Learn essential electronics, mechanics, and programming concepts, one step
at a time
This complete self-teaching guide takes an introductory approach to robotics, guiding readers through the essential electronics, mechanics, and programming skills necessary to build their own robot. So if you're looking for an enjoyable route into robotics, let this book be your shortcut!
Discover what robots can do and how they
work. Find out how to build your own robot and program it to perform tasks with Robot
Building for Dummies.
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