Sunday, 24 February 2013

Robot Builder's Bonanza, 3rd Edition

Overview
#1 ROBOTICS BOOK OF ALL TIME SUPER-CHARGED BY A FAMOUS NEW CO-AUTHOR AND UPDATED TO REFLECT STATE-OF-THE-ART ADVANCES.
Everybody's favorite amateur robotics book is bolder and better than ever -- and now features the field's "grand master" Myke Predko as the new author! Author duo McComb and Predko bring their expertise to this fully-illustrated robotics "bible" to enhance the already incomparable content on how to build -- and have a universe of fun -- with robots. Projects vary in complexity so everyone from novices to advanced hobbyists will find something of interest.

NEW TO THIS EDITION:
* 30 completely new projects
* All projects have been revamped to be more customizable
* More visual -- illustrations of the final product are right at the beginning of the chapter

Everything you need to build from plans provided or create your own designs:
* Robot Basics * Construction Techniques * Computer and Electronic Control * Power, Motors, and Locomotion * Practical Robotics Projects * Sensors and Navigation * Robot Programming * Tips, Tricks, and Tidbits

Table of Contents
PART 1—ROBOT BASICS
Chapter 1—The Robot Experimenter
Chapter 2—Anatomy of a Robot
Chapter 3—Structural Materials
Chapter 4—Buying Parts
Chapter 5—Electronic Components
Chapter 6—Tools
Chapter 7—Electronic Construction Techniques
PART 2—ROBOT PLATFORM CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 8—Plastic Platforms
Chapter 9—Wooden Platforms
Chapter 10—Metal Platforms
Chapter 11—Hacking Toys
PART 3—COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONIC CONTROL
Chapter 12—An Overview of Robot “Brains”
Chapter 13—Programming Fundamentals
Chapter 14—Computer Peripherals
Chapter 15—The BASIC Stamp 2 Microcontroller
Chapter 16—Remote Control Systems
PART 4—POWER, MOTORS, AND LOCOMOTION
Chapter 17—Batteries and Robot Power Supplies
Chapter 18—Principles of Robot Locomotion
Chapter 19—Choosing the Right Motor
Chapter 20—Working with DC Motors
Chapter 21—Working with Stepper Motors
Chapter 22—Working with Servo Motors
PART 5—PRACTICAL ROBOTICS PROJECTS
Chapter 23—Building a Roverbot
Chapter 24—Building a Heavy-Duty Six-Legged Walking Robot
Chapter 25—Advanced Robot Locomotion Systems
Chapter 26—Reaching Out with Robot Arms
Chapter 27—Building a Revolute Coordinate Arm
Chapter 28—Experimenting with Gripper Designs
PART 6—SENSORS AND NAVIGATION
Chapter 29—The Sense of Touch
Chapter 30—Object Detection
Chapter 31—Sound Input and Output
Chapter 32—Robot Vision
Chapter 33—Navigation
Chapter 34—Fire Detection Systems
Chapter 35—Experimenting with Tilt and Gravity Sensors
Chapter 36—Home Robots and How Not to Chew Up Your Furniture
PART 7—PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
Chapter 37—Robot Tasks, Operations, and Behaviors
Chapter 38—Integrating the Blocks
Chapter 39—Failure Analysis
Chapter 40—Setting Up Workshops, Demonstrations, and Competitions

Download
You can download this book from any of the following links. If any link is dead please feel free to leave a comment.
LINK 1
LINK 2
LINK 3
LINK 4
LINK 5
LINK 6

Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.


 Fast File Downloader

0 comments:

Post a Comment