Mechatronics for the Evil Genius

Overview

The popular evil genius format provides hobbyists with a fun and inexpensive way to learn Mechatronics (the merger of electronics and mechanics) via 25 complete projects.
  • Projects include: mechanical race car, combat robot, ionic motor, electromagnet, robotic arm, light beam remote control, and more
  • Includes "parts lists" and "tool bin" for...
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Mechatronics for the Evil Genius: 25 Build-it-Yourself Projects

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Overview

The popular evil genius format provides hobbyists with a fun and inexpensive way to learn Mechatronics (the merger of electronics and mechanics) via 25 complete projects.
  • Projects include: mechanical race car, combat robot, ionic motor, electromagnet, robotic arm, light beam remote control, and more
  • Includes "parts lists" and "tool bin" for each project
  • Covers all the preparation needed to begin building, such as "how to solder," "how to recognize components and diagrams, "how to read a schematic," etc.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071457590
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/31/2005
  • Series: Evil Genius Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 213
  • Sales rank: 796,271
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Newton Braga is one of the most famous electronics authors in the world. An educator and writer in computer science and related technologies, he has written over 90 books and contributed more than 2000 articles to magazines in Brazil, Spain, the Untied States, Portugal, Japan, Argentina, and other countries. He name is internationally synonymous with electronics, and McGraw-Hill is proud to add his name to the popular Evil Genius series.

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Table of Contents

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
PREFACE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Section One: Preparing the Reader
Section Two: The Technology Used in the Projects
Section Three: The Projects

Project 1 -- Mechatronic Race Car

Project 2 -- RoboCom: A Combat Robot

Project 3 -- Using a PWM Motor Control

Project 4 -- Ionic Motor

Project 5 -- Experimental Galvanometer

Project 6 -- Experimenting with Electromagnets

Project 7 -- Electronic Potentiometer

Project 8 -- Experiments with Eolic Generators

Project 9 -- Electronic Cannon

Project 10 -- Experiments with Lissajous Figures Generated by a Laser

Project 11 -- Analog Computer

Project 12 -- Touch-Controlled Motor

Project 13 -- Mechatronic Elevator

Project 14 -- Stepper Motor Control

Project 15 -- Magic Motion Machine

Project 16 -- Test Your Nerves

Project 17 -- Robot with Sensors

Project 18 -- SMA Experimental Robotic Arm

Project 19 -- Position Sensor

Project 20 -- Light-Beam Remote Control

Project 21 -- Mechatronic Airboat

Project 22 -- Coin Tosser

Project 23 -- The Challenge of the Mechatronic Timer

Project 24 -- Experimental PLC

Project 25 -- The Mechatronic Talking Head
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