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Fascinated by the world of robotics but don't know how to tap into the incredible amount of information available on the subject? Clueless as to locating specific information on robotics? Want the names, addresses, phone numbers, and web sites of companies that can supply the exact part, plan, kit, building material, programming language, operating system, computer system, or publication you've been searching for? Turn to Robot Builder's Sourcebook - a unique clearinghouse of information for that will open 2500+ new doors and spark almost as many new ideas.

Synopsis:

* A much-needed clearinghouse for information on amateur and educational robotics, containing over 2,500 listings of robot suppliers, including mail order and local area businesses

* Contains resources for both common and hard-to-find parts and supplies

* Features dozens of "sidebars" to clarify essential robotics technologies

* Provides original articles on various robot-building topics

About the Author

Gordon McComb is the author of more than 50 books and 1,000 magazine articles and newspaper columns, most of them on science and technology. His writings have appeared in Popular Science, Omni, High Technology, Poptronix, Popular Electronics, Radio-Electronics, Mechanix Illustrated, PC Magazine, and dozens of others. For 13 years he wrote a weekly nationally syndicated newspaper column on computers and was the originator of Robotics Workshop in Popular Electronics. Mr. McComb has also been a long-time robot fanatic and maintains a well-stocked robot workshop in his southern California home. He is the author of McGraw-Hill’s Robot Builder’s Bonanza, the “Bible” of amateur robot building and a true cult classic.

Table of Contents

Introduction How to Use the Source Listings Acknowledgements Actuators Actuators-Motion Products Actuators-Motors Actuators-Other Actuators-Pnuematic Actuators-Shape Memory Alloy Barcoding Batteries and Power Books Books-Electronics Books-Robotics Books-Technical Communications Communications-Infrared Communications-RF Competitions Competitions-Combat Competitions-Entrant Competitions-Maze Competitions-Other Competitions-Soccer & Ball Playing Competitions-Sumo Computers Computers-Data Acquisition Computers-I/O Computers-Single Board Computers Distributor/Wholesaler Distributor/Wholesaler-Industrial Electronics Distributor/Wholesaler-Other Components Electronics Electronics-Circuit Examples Electronics-Connectors Electronics-Display Electronics-Miscellaneous Electronics-Obsolete Electronics-PCB-Design Electronics-PCB-Production Electronics-Soldering Electronics-Sound & Music Electronics-Specialty Entertainment Entertainment-Art Entertainment-Books & Movies Fasteners (and more...)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071416917
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Subject:
Robotics
Author:
McComb, Gordon
Subject:
Technology-Robotics
Subject:
Technology : Robotics
Subject:
Education : Counseling - Vocational Guidance
Subject:
Technology & Engineering : Robotics
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
December 2002
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Artificial Intelligence » Robotics
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages
Education » General
Engineering » Engineering » General Engineering

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"Synopsis" by , * A much-needed clearinghouse for information on amateur and educational robotics, containing over 2,500 listings of robot suppliers, including mail order and local area businesses

* Contains resources for both common and hard-to-find parts and supplies

* Features dozens of "sidebars" to clarify essential robotics technologies

* Provides original articles on various robot-building topics

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