Constructing Robot Bases

Paperback | November 26, 2003


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* Covers mechanical and electrical construction
* Explores operating power
* Details constructing a two-wheeled robot and a six-legged robot

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* Covers mechanical and electrical construction* Explores operating power* Details constructing a two-wheeled robot and a six-legged robot

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO BUILD A WORKING ROBOT BASE –-- FROM THE AUTHOR OF ROBOT BUILDER'S BONANZAHere is the first title in the innovative new ROBOT DNA SERIES from McGraw-Hill, the premier publisher of references for the robotics hobbyist. Author Gordon McComb focuses on the basic concepts and specific applications you need to build ef...

Gordon McComb (Oceanside, CA) is a freelance writer and author of Troubleshooting and Repairing VCRs, 3/e and Lasers, Ray Guns, and Light Cannons.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.04 × 5.96 × 0.98 inPublished:November 26, 2003Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071408525

ISBN - 13:9780071408523

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Table of Contents



Chapter 1: The Basics of Robot Bodies

Chapter 2: Robot Tool Crib

Chapter 3: Robot Building Materials

Chapter 4: Selecting and Using Adhesives

Chapter 5: Mechanical Construction Techniques

Chapter 6: Robot Construction Hardware

Chapter 7: Bases and Frames

Chapter 8: Drive Geometries

Chapter 9: Batteries and Power Systems

Chapter 10: Going Further