Mechatronics For The Evil Genius: 25 Build-It-Yourself Projects

Paperback | October 6, 2005

byNewton Braga

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The popular evil genius format provides hobbyists with a fun and inexpensive way to learn Mechatronics (the merger of electronics and mechanics) via 25 complete projects.
  • Projects include: mechanical race car, combat robot, ionic motor, electromagnet, robotic arm, light beam remote control, and more
  • Includes "parts lists" and "tool bin" for each project
  • Covers all the preparation needed to begin building, such as "how to solder," "how to recognize components and diagrams, "how to read a schematic," etc.
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    The popular evil genius format provides hobbyists with a fun and inexpensive way to learn Mechatronics (the merger of electronics and mechanics) via 25 complete projects.Projects include: mechanical race car, combat robot, ionic motor, electromagnet, robotic arm, light beam remote control, and moreIncludes "parts lists" and "tool bin" ...

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    DEVELOP THE MECHATRONIC SIDE OF YOUR GENIUS WITH 25 FUNTASTIC PROJECTS!If you're fascinated by electronics and mechanics, this hands-on tour of the junction where they meet will bring you hours of fun and learning. Noted electronics author Newton Braga's Mechatronics for the Evil Genius guides you step by step through 25 complete, intr...

    Newton Braga is one of the most famous electronics authors in the world. An educator and writer in computer science and related technologies, he has written over 90 books and contributed more than 2000 articles to magazines in Brazil, Spain, the Untied States, Portugal, Japan, Argentina, and other countries. He name is internationally ...

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    Format:PaperbackDimensions:213 pages, 10.7 × 8.3 × 0.36 inPublished:October 6, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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    ISBN - 10:0071457593

    ISBN - 13:9780071457590

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    Table of Contents

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    PREFACE

    ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

    Section One: Preparing the Reader

    Section Two: The Technology Used in the Projects

    Section Three: The Projects

    Project 1 -- Mechatronic Race Car

    Project 2 -- RoboCom: A Combat Robot

    Project 3 -- Using a PWM Motor Control

    Project 4 -- Ionic Motor

    Project 5 -- Experimental Galvanometer

    Project 6 -- Experimenting with Electromagnets

    Project 7 -- Electronic Potentiometer

    Project 8 -- Experiments with Eolic Generators

    Project 9 -- Electronic Cannon

    Project 10 -- Experiments with Lissajous Figures Generated by a Laser

    Project 11 -- Analog Computer

    Project 12 -- Touch-Controlled Motor

    Project 13 -- Mechatronic Elevator

    Project 14 -- Stepper Motor Control

    Project 15 -- Magic Motion Machine

    Project 16 -- Test Your Nerves

    Project 17 -- Robot with Sensors

    Project 18 -- SMA Experimental Robotic Arm

    Project 19 -- Position Sensor

    Project 20 -- Light-Beam Remote Control

    Project 21 -- Mechatronic Airboat

    Project 22 -- Coin Tosser

    Project 23 -- The Challenge of the Mechatronic Timer

    Project 24 -- Experimental PLC

    Project 25 -- The Mechatronic Talking Head