Junkbots, Bugbots, and Bots on Wheels: Building Simple Robots with Beam Technology / Edition 1

Junkbots, Bugbots, and Bots on Wheels: Building Simple Robots with Beam Technology / Edition 1

by David Hrynkiw, Mark Tilden, Mark W. Tilden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072226013

ISBN-13: 9780072226010

Pub. Date: 09/27/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

From the publishers of BattleBots: The Official Guide comes this do-it-yourself guide to BEAM (Biology, Electronics, Aesthetics, Mechanics) robots. They're cheap, simple, and can be built by beginners in just a few hours, with help from this expert guide complete with full-color photos. Get ready for some dumpster-diving!  See more details below

Overview

From the publishers of BattleBots: The Official Guide comes this do-it-yourself guide to BEAM (Biology, Electronics, Aesthetics, Mechanics) robots. They're cheap, simple, and can be built by beginners in just a few hours, with help from this expert guide complete with full-color photos. Get ready for some dumpster-diving!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072226010
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/27/2002
Series:
Consumer Series
Edition description:
List
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
695,329
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.73(d)

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Table of Contents

1: Welcome to the World of Simple Robotics!

2: BEAM Safety: Read This Before Building a Robot

3: Identifying Electronic Bits

4: Electronics Assembly Techniques

5: Tools and Mechanical Assembly Techniques

6: Dumpster Diving 101: How to Scavenge Robot Parts

7: Project 1: The Symet: An Introduction to Solar Powered Robotics

8: Project 2: The Solaroller: BEAM-Style Drag Racer

9: Project 3: The Herbie Photovore

10: Project 4: The Bicore Headbot

11: Project 5: The BEAM Magbot Pendulum

12: Project 6: The BEAM Mini-Sumo Wrestling Edgebot

13: Project 7: The BEAM Walking Robot

14: Biomech Motor Bridges and the Adaptive Bicore

A: Resources for More BEAM Information

B: Materials and Techniques of BEAM Robotics

C: Technical SchematicsIndex

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