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Mechanical Devices for the Electronics Experimenter / Edition 1
     

Mechanical Devices for the Electronics Experimenter / Edition 1

by C. Britton Rorabaugh, Britt Rorabaugh
 

ISBN-10: 0070535477

ISBN-13: 9780070535473

Pub. Date: 03/01/1995

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

At last! The nuts and bolts of building robotics... MECHANICAL DEVICES FOR THE ELECTRONICS EXPERIMENTER Here's the book electronics experimenters have been waiting for... a how-to book for designing and fabricating the mechnical devices for motion and positioning in robotic applications-as well as others. Filled with easy-to-understand illustrations, this unique

Overview

At last! The nuts and bolts of building robotics... MECHANICAL DEVICES FOR THE ELECTRONICS EXPERIMENTER Here's the book electronics experimenters have been waiting for... a how-to book for designing and fabricating the mechnical devices for motion and positioning in robotic applications-as well as others. Filled with easy-to-understand illustrations, this unique guide describes in detail how to: design robot propulsion systems; fabricate components for pneumatic systems; design simple hydraulic systems and motor controller circuits; design and fabricate solenoids, gear trains and cams; adapt parts and components for use in electronics experiments. Harness the use of electromechanical forces with plenty of practical advice and applicable theoretical information. Explore the possiblities of ingenious invention...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070535473
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/1995
Pages:
237
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.Basic Mechanical Principles. Sensors and Controls. Motors. Motor Control. Stepper Motors. Solenoids. Gears and Pulleys. Other Mechanical Devices. Pneumatic Systems. Vacuum Systems. Hydraulic Systems. Wheeled Vehicles. Arms, Legs, and Hands.

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