Intermediate Robot Building
|Rating||:||4.35 (753 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||464 Pages|
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"Truly excellent!" according to Randy Forgaard. This book (and it's prequel, Robot Building for Beginners by the same author) is extraordinarily good. It picks up where the previous book (which is the best book in existence for the beginning roboticist, in my opinion) leaves off, getting into details of milling parts, microcontroller circuits, and such. A truly wonderful book. If you read t. This book is a Staple for any Robot Enthusiast's bookshelf This book is a Staple for any Robot Enthusiast's bookshelfDavid Cook does it again! His first book Robot Building for Beginners has become my bible for the fundamentals of building robots. When searching college websites, I've even seen classes created around it (if you don't believe me do a google search). Needless to say, I've had extremely . "Back Cover // Table of Contents" according to Nicholas Cherney. Since there is no description what-so-ever about this book, let me copy the back cover and table of contents. This way I won't leave something out and run off on a tangent and run out of room for this review. I hope you appreciate my soon-to-be cramped fingersBack Cover: "For readers of `Robot Building for Beginners', welcome to the next level
In this book, you'll learn the value of a robot heartbeat and the purpose of the wavy lines in photocells. Finally, you'll find the complete schematics for Roundabout, a room explorer that requires no programming and uses only off-the-shelf electronics. And you'll avoid mistakes that can cause a capacitor to explode.Want a robot that can explore rooms, follow lines, or battle opponents in mini-sumo? This book presents step-by-step instructions and circuit and part descriptions so that you can build the robot featured in the book or apply the modules to your own robot designs. You'll discover how a well-placed switch can help a robot avoid obstacles better than a pair o
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