Robot Sumo

Paperback | October 10, 2002

byPete Miles

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From the publishers of "BattleBots: The Official Guide comes the only book on the market to cover Robot Sumo, the world's hottest new robot sport. Read all about the rules and regulations, see hundreds of pictures and diagrams--and learn how to build your very own Sumo Bot! Fully endorsed by Fujisoft ABC, Inc., the world's leading promoter of International Robot Sumo competitions.

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From the publishers of "BattleBots: The Official Guide comes the only book on the market to cover Robot Sumo, the world's hottest new robot sport. Read all about the rules and regulations, see hundreds of pictures and diagrams--and learn how to build your very own Sumo Bot! Fully endorsed by Fujisoft ABC, Inc., the world's leading prom...

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Plan, design, and build your own Sumo bot!Create powerful and innovative Sumo or Mini-Sumo robots using this one-of-a-kind resource. Featuring complete coverage of the rules and regulations of this increasingly popular competitive sport, this authoritative guide will show you what it takes to build a Sumo robot from beginning to end. P...

Pete Miles (Graham, WA) has worked in robotics for over 12 years. He holds a Master's degree in mechanical engineering and is currently working as Senior Research Engineer in advanced machining technologies for Ormond LLC in Kent, WA. Miles is active with the Seattle Robotics Society and was recently appointed to the SRS Board of Dir...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 7.3 × 0.84 inPublished:October 10, 2002Publisher:OsborneLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007222617X

ISBN - 13:9780072226171

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Table of Contents

1: Introducing Robot Sumo

2: The Rules of the Game

3: Building the Sumo Ring

4: Robot Materials and Construction Techniques

5: Making Your Robot Move

6: Power Transmission Fundamentals

7: Batteries: The Heart of a Robot

8: It’s All About Power: Selecting the Right Motor

9: Motor Control Fundamentals

10: Remotely Controlling Your Robot

11: Introduction to Microcontrollers

12: Sensors: Letting Your Robot See the World

13: Building the Robot

14: Offensive and Defensive Strategies

15: Improving Your Robot’s Pushing Capability

16: Real-Life Sumo Robots: Lessons from Robot Builders

Appendix A: Robot Resources and References

Appendix B: Robot Power Supplies