Constructing Robot Bases (Robot DNA)

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This book provides everything you need to build a working robot base - from the author of "Robot Builder's Bonanza". Here 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 efficient robot bases - and have a great time in the process. In the clear, easy-to-follow style that has made him a favourite among robotics fans, Gordon tells you how to get things up and running using only inexpensive, easily-obtained parts and simple testing equipment. Detailed enough to get the job done, but written with the amateur hobbyist in mind, "Constructing Robot Bases" is your first point of reference when designing and building this essential subsystem. It offers all the data you need to build your own robot base: Mechanical Construction; Electrical Construction; Operating Power; Robot Designs; Constructing a Two-Wheeled Rover Robot; Selecting the right materials; Glossary of Terms; Tables, Formulas, and Constants; and Resources (books, web pages, list servers, clubs, suppliers, etc.)

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO BUILD A WORKING ROBOT BASE - FROM THE AUTHOR OF ROBOT BUILDER'S BONANZA

Here 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 efficient robot bases - and have a great time in the process. In the clear, easy-to-follow style that has made him a favorite among robotics fans, Gordon tells you how to get things up and running using only inexpensive, easily-obtained parts and simple testing equipment.

Detailed enough to get the job done, but written with the amateur hobbyist in mind, Constructing Robot Bases is your first point of reference when designing and building this essential subsystem.

ALL THE DATA YOU NEED TO BUILD YOUR OWN ROBOT BASE:
- Mechanical Construction
- Electrical Construction
- Operating Power
- Robot Designs
- Constructing a Two-Wheeled Rover Robot
- Selecting the right materials
- Glossary of Terms
- Tables, Formulas, and Constants
- Resources (books, web pages, list servers, clubs, suppliers, etc.)

About the Author:

Gordon McComb needs no introduction to robotics hobbyists. Mr. McComb has written more than fifty books and one thousand magazine articles and newspaper columns, much of it on science and technology. His writings have appeared in Popular Science, Omni, PC Magazine, and dozens of other recognized publications. For 15 years, Mr. McComb wrote a weekly nationally syndicated newspaper column on computers and was the founder of the Robotics Workshop in Popular Electronics magazine. He is the author of the blockbuster Robot Builder Bonanza, the longest-selling book on amateur robotics.

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