Robot Builder's Cookbook: Build and Design Your Own Robots

Other | September 1, 2007

byBishop, Owen, Owen Bishop

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Owen Bishop introduces, through hands-on project work, the mechanics, electronics and programming involved in practical robot design-and-build. The use of the PIC microcontroller throughout provides a painless introduction to programming whilst harnessing the power of a highly popular microcontroller used by students and design engineers worldwide.

This is a book for first-time robot builders, advanced builders wanting to know more about programming robots and students in Further and Higher Education tackling microcontroller-based practical work. They will all find this book a unique and exciting source of projects, ideas and techniques, to be combined into a wide range of fascinating robots.

· Full step-by-step instructions for 5 complete self-build robots
· Introduces key techniques in electronics, programming and construction - for robust robots that work first time
· Illustrations, close-up photographs and a lively, readable text make this a fun and informative guide for novice and experienced robot builders

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Owen Bishop introduces, through hands-on project work, the mechanics, electronics and programming involved in practical robot design-and-build. The use of the PIC microcontroller throughout provides a painless introduction to programming whilst harnessing the power of a highly popular microcontroller used by students and design enginee...

Author of over 70 books, mostly electronic and many in the field of science education. Contributor to numerous electronic magazines such asEveryday Practical Electronics,Elektor Electronics,Electronics AustraliaandElectronics Today International. Former Science Education Advisor in developing countries as staff member of the British Co...

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Format:OtherDimensions:384 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:September 1, 2007Publisher:NewnesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080554016

ISBN - 13:9780080554013

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Making a robot; Robot behaviour; Robot mechanics; Robot electronics; PICs in control; PIC programs; Projects