Competitive MINDSTORMS: A Complete Guide to Robotic Sumo using LEGO MINDSTORMS / Edition 1

Competitive MINDSTORMS: A Complete Guide to Robotic Sumo using LEGO MINDSTORMS / Edition 1

by David J. Perdue
     
 

ISBN-10: 1590593758

ISBN-13: 9781590593752

Pub. Date: 08/03/2004

Publisher: Apress

With the advent of TV shows such as Junkyard Wars and BattleBots, robot building is gaining popularity throughout the mainstream population, but no books have been published with this particular focus. Competitive MINDSTORMS: A Complete Guide to Robotic Sumo using LEGO MINDSTORMS sets a new precedent, covering the design and construction of

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Overview

With the advent of TV shows such as Junkyard Wars and BattleBots, robot building is gaining popularity throughout the mainstream population, but no books have been published with this particular focus. Competitive MINDSTORMS: A Complete Guide to Robotic Sumo using LEGO MINDSTORMS sets a new precedent, covering the design and construction of Robot-Sumo robots using MINDSTORMS.

Written by an experienced robot builder active in the building-community, this groundbreaking guide features thorough, realistic, premium-quality LEGO instructions. This book helps bridge the gap between the builder and the technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590593752
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
08/03/2004
Series:
Technology in Action Series
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
1,067,005
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1The concept of LEGO MINDSTORMS robotic sumo1
Ch. 1Introduction to LEGO MINDSTORMS robotic sumo3
Ch. 2The importance of a battle plan17
Pt. 2The first approach : the small-and-fast strategy23
Ch. 3The Zip-Bam-Bot chassis25
Ch. 4Zip-Bam-Bot version XK143
Ch. 5Zip-Bam-Bot version XK281
Pt. 3The second approach : the M-class strategy117
Ch. 6The Brain-Bot chassis119
Ch. 7Brain-Bot version ZR2157
Pt. 4The third approach : the big-sumo strategy199
Ch. 8The Gargantuan-Bot chassis201
Ch. 9Gargantuan-Bot version BL58235
Pt. 5Getting involved in a robotic sumo event293
Ch. 10Participating in a LEGO MINDSTORMS robotic sumo event295
Ch. 11Organizing a LEGO MINDSTORMS robotic sumo event309

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