Combat Robots Complete: Everything You Need to Build, Compete and Win (TAB Electronics Technical Library)

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9780071408882: Combat Robots Complete: Everything You Need to Build, Compete and Win (TAB Electronics Technical Library)

* Great for beginners who want to build their own battling robot but don't know where or how to start
* Explores the pros and cons of each type of robot design
* Covers every essential topic: wiring, modeling, design, weapon systems, and more
* Includes hard-to-find inside data on cost, federations, competition rules, choosing, ordering, and maintaining equipment, and FAQs
* CD-ROM contains a step-by-step guide for creating the robot, plus hundreds of robotic FAQs

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For beginners with little prior technical knowledge, Hannold, a veteran participant and promotor of combat robot competitions, explains the steps required for building a fighting robot and discusses issues common to other types of robots. The CD features videos of combat robots in action, useful web links, and several shareware, freeware, and trial versions of useful software packages.

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CD-ROM CONTAINS COMPLETE PLANS FOR BUILDING A BATTLING ROBOT AND FAQs.


BUILD YOUR OWN METAL WARRIOR AND GET READY TO RUMBLE!


Here's everything you need to jump into the fascinating and fun world of fighting robots - even if you don't have advanced electronic or engineering skills. The author, a five-year fighting bot and twenty-year bot veteran who has promoted robot combat events, offers priceless 'insider info' covering everything from step-by-step guidance on constructing your first combat robot to the lowdown on the federations that sponsor or guide competitions.


Three different 'build reports' make constructing your own battling robot simple - even for first-timers. You'll learn everything you need to know about: Wiring - Design - Weapons Systems - Speed Control - Batteries - Motors
Combat Robots Complete includes easy-to-use mathematical conversion tables to help you calculate variables such as distance, area, volume, temperature, energy, power, mass, force, speed, and angles. But Combat Robots Complete doesn't stop with construction details, the author also gives you valuable hard-to-find data on:



- The pros and cons of each type of robot design

- Model selection

- Cost

- Ordering

- Competition - including federations and their rules

- Maintenance


The CD-ROM contains a step-by-step guide to creating your own battling robot plus hundreds of FAQs that tap into the author's years of experience.


PERFECT FOR FIRST-TIME ROBOT BUILDERS AS WELL AS MORE ADVANCED HOBBYISTS WHO WANT TO EXPERIENCE THE THRILL OF METAL BASHING METAL.

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