Building Robot Drive Trains

October 2, 2002|
Building Robot Drive Trains by Dennis Clark
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This essential title in McGraw-Hilli s ROBOT DNA SERIES is just what robotics hobbyists need to build an effective drive train using inexpensive, off-the-shelf parts. Leaving heavy-duty i tech speaki behind, the authors focus on the actual concepts and applications necessary to build i and understand -- these critical force-conveying systems. If youi re hooked on amateur robotics and want a clear, straight-forward guide to the nuts-and-bolts of drive trains, this is the way to go.EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO BUILD YOUR OWN ROBOT DRIVE TRAIN: * The Basics of Robot Locomotion* Motor Types: An Overview* Using DC Motors* Using RC Servo Motors* Using Stepper Motors* Motor Mounting* Motor Control* Electronics Interfacing* Wheels and Treads* Locomotion for Multipods* Glossary of Terms/Tables, Formulas
Dennis Clark has degrees in electrical engineering technology and computer science and is a graduate student in behavioral robotics at Colorado State University. Mr. Clark has authored a series of articles on behavioral robotics for the European hobbyist magazine Elektor. Michael Owings is a freelance software developer. He lives a...
Title:Building Robot Drive TrainsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:9 X 6 X 1 inShipping dimensions:9 X 6 X 1 inPublished:October 2, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071408509

ISBN - 13:9780071408509

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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