Robot Builder's Cookbook: Build and Design Your Own Robots

Robot Builder's Cookbook: Build and Design Your Own Robots

by Owen Bishop
     
 

Owen Bishop introduces, through hands-on project work, the mechanics, electronics and programming involved in practical robot design-and-build. The use of the PIC microcontroller throughout provides a painless introduction to programming whilst harnessing the power of a highly popular microcontroller used by students and design engineers worldwide.

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Owen Bishop introduces, through hands-on project work, the mechanics, electronics and programming involved in practical robot design-and-build. The use of the PIC microcontroller throughout provides a painless introduction to programming whilst harnessing the power of a highly popular microcontroller used by students and design engineers worldwide.

This is a book for first-time robot builders, advanced builders wanting to know more about programming robots and students in Further and Higher Education tackling microcontroller-based practical work. They will all find this book a unique and exciting source of projects, ideas and techniques, to be combined into a wide range of fascinating robots.

· Full step-by-step instructions for 5 complete self-build robots
· Introduces key techniques in electronics, programming and construction - for robust robots that work first time
· Illustrations, close-up photographs and a lively, readable text make this a fun and informative guide for novice and experienced robot builders

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750665568
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/24/2007
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,480,906
Product dimensions:
0.77(w) x 7.44(h) x 9.69(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Making a robot; Robot behaviour; Robot mechanics; Robot electronics; PICs in control; PIC programs; Projects

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