Robot Building for Dummies

Robot Building for Dummies

Book - 2003
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The cult success of battle robots has produced a boom in hobby robotics; unlike most books on the topic, this one is designed and written to help the beginner get going quickly and actually produce robots that can perform tasksAvoids the complexity that frustrates many hobbyists and focuses instead on developing real-world applications, including security, maze solving, and a remote inspection system, working with one of the many robot kits availableTouches lightly on the basics, teaching the reader fundamental concepts without being boring, then moves on to selecting a robot kit, building it, expanding it with new sensors and features, then making the robot perform meaningful tasksMinimizes the cost and complexity for beginners with an interest in hobbyist roboticsIncludes a rebate on the author's popular ARobot kit, which is already available for purchase on the Web
Publisher: New York : Chichester : Wiley, 2003
ISBN: 0764540696
Branch Call Number: 629.892 ARR
Characteristics: xviii, 359 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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May 31, 2011

nice book


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