Lego Mindstorms: for Dummies

Lego Mindstorms: for Dummies

by Michael Meadhra, Peter J. Stouffer
     
 

The LEGO MINDSTORMS products are great fun for children and adults alike, and can be used in millions of different combinations to build interactive creatures. But the power of Dr. Frankenstein can be very confusing, and figuring out which of those 700 pieces goes where is a big challenge. LEGO MINDSTORMS For Dummies is the perfect answer, with insightful help that

Overview

The LEGO MINDSTORMS products are great fun for children and adults alike, and can be used in millions of different combinations to build interactive creatures. But the power of Dr. Frankenstein can be very confusing, and figuring out which of those 700 pieces goes where is a big challenge. LEGO MINDSTORMS For Dummies is the perfect answer, with insightful help that goes beyond the Constructopedia. Simple examples are used to convey complicated ideas, opening the door wide for readers to unleash their creativity and build magnificent monsters, cool creatures, or riveting robots!

Editorial Reviews

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Build the coolest robots -- without a single screwdriver (alcoholic or otherwise)! This may be the easiest, least painful introduction to LEGO Mindstorms out there -- not a lot of theory, but plenty of real-world tips, ideas, pictures, and step-by-step robot-building plans. Covers Star Wars Droids, Discovery Bots, Invention Bots, basic robot programming, roverbots, light-sensing robots -- even how to avoid losing those tiny LEGO pieces!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764507670
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Series:
For Dummies Series
Edition description:
CD-ROM
Pages:
371
Product dimensions:
7.41(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Meadhra has written or contributed to more than 30 computer books. Peter J. Stouffer is an electrical engineer who has been programming for more than two decades.

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