Anatomy of a Robot

Paperback | May 12, 2003

byCharles Bergren

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This work looks under the hood of all robotic projects, stimulating teachers, students, and hobbyists to learn more about the gamut of areas associated with control systems and robotics. It offers a unique presentation in providing both theory and philosophy in a technical yet entertaining way.

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This work looks under the hood of all robotic projects, stimulating teachers, students, and hobbyists to learn more about the gamut of areas associated with control systems and robotics. It offers a unique presentation in providing both theory and philosophy in a technical yet entertaining way.

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UNDER THE “HOOD” OF A ROBOTReading Anatomy of a Robot is like having a robot on the operating room table. Crack open the pages, and you'll be able to dissect a robot from head to toe-;or from project management and design to motors and power systems.Discover how robots articulate movements, how they see and hear, what gives them their ...

Charles Bergrenhas an MSEE from Cornell University and has been a top-notch EE for over 30 years. He has a consulting engineering firm, http://www.bdesigncorp.com, and has served as VP of Engineering in numerous companies. He design work includes:
Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 0.84 inPublished:May 12, 2003Publisher:Mcgraw-hill Ryerson LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071416579

ISBN - 13:9780071416573

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: A Brief History of Walking Machines

Computer Control

Summary

Chapter 2: Walking Gaits

Stability

Adaptability (Tripod Gait, Wave Gait, Degrees of Freedom per Leg)

Summary

Chapter 3: Tools, Test Equipment, and Materials

Test Equipment

Construction Materials

Summary