Build Your Own All-Terrain Robot

Paperback | May 19, 2004

byBrad Graham, Kathy McGowan

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Remotely operated robots are becoming increasingly popular because they allow the operators to explore areas that may not normally be easily accessible. The use of video-controlled technology has sparked a growing public interest not just in hobbyists, but also in the areas of research, space, archeology, deep-sea exploration, and even the military.Significant changes in the technology marketplace have made the creation of an all-terrain, video controlled robot accessible to even the amateur robotic hobbyist. There are many robotics project books currently on the market, but most are targeted to hobbyists, and are strictly for indoor use. This book has the ideal mix of “brains and brawn,” making it appealing to hobbyists and interested professionals alike.

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Remotely operated robots are becoming increasingly popular because they allow the operators to explore areas that may not normally be easily accessible. The use of video-controlled technology has sparked a growing public interest not just in hobbyists, but also in the areas of research, space, archeology, deep-sea exploration, and eve...

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CREATE A ROBOT THAT GOES WHERE NO ROBOT HAS GONE BEFOREImagine it -- a tough robot that travels where you can't (even in total darkness), sees what lies hidden from your eyes, reports back instantaneously with live color video and audio, and can even converse with the carbon-based life forms it encounters -- all for less than $200!It's...

Brad Graham is an inventor, robotics hobbyist, and founder and host of the atomiczombie.com Web site, which receives approximately 2500 hits a week. He is also the co-author of Atomic Zombie's Bicycle Builder's Bonanza, perhaps the most creative bicycle-building guide ever written. A computer and network professional with Freedom 2000 ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:298 pages, 9 × 7.3 × 0.88 inPublished:May 19, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007143741X

ISBN - 13:9780071437417

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Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Video-Controlled Robots

Chapter 2: An Overview of the Technologies Used in This Book

Chapter 3: Choosing the Right Parts for the Job

Chapter 4: Planning and Building the Frame

Chapter 5: Remote Control Operations

Chapter 6: Motor-Speed Control

Chapter 7: Video Cameras and Transmitters

Chapter 8: Camera Control and Lighting

Chapter 9: Safety and Obstacle Avoidance

Chapter 10: All-Weather Body Design

Chapter 11: Houston, We Have a Problem

Chapter 12: Sources for Parts and Information

Index