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Combat Robots Complete

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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.

Synopsis:

This manual aims to cover everything you need to build your own battling robot, including information on wiring, modelling, design, weapon systems and more. It also presents data on cost, unions, rules, competing, choosing, ordering, using and maintaining much of the equipment.

Synopsis:

A book and CD-Rom featuring guidance on building a fighting robots, aimed at beginners.

Synopsis:

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

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Electronics and Wiring

Chapter 2: Remote Controllers

Chapter 3: Reach for the Floor

Chapter 4: Speed Controllers

Chapter 5: Batteries

Chapter 6: Electric Motors

Chapter 7: Gears, Sprockets and Pulleys

Chapter 8: Axles, Bearings and Bushings

Chapter 9: Pneumatics

Chapter 10: Gas Engines

Chapter 11: Frame/Armor Material

Chapter 12: Weapon Systems

Chapter 13: Design Time

Chapter 14: Modeling

Chapter 15: Tools

Chapter 16: Fasteners

Chapter 17: Getting Parts and Sponsors

Chapter 18: Competing

Chapter 19: Project One: RAID ($100)

Chapter 20: Project Two: Six Million Dollar Mouse

Chapter 21: Project Three: Dagoth

Chapter 22: Tweaking

Appendix A: Do's and Don'ts

Appendix B: Conversion Factors

Appendix C: Information Tables

Appendix D: Web Sites

Appendix E: Further Reading

Frequenty Asked Questions

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071408882
Author:
Hannold, Chris
Publisher:
Libri
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Electronics - General
Subject:
Robotics
Subject:
Robots
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Counseling -- Vocational guidance.
Copyright:
Series:
Tab Electronics Robotics
Series Volume:
Band 3
Publication Date:
August 2002
Binding:
Other
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
311
Dimensions:
23 cm. +

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Product details 311 pages MCGRAW HILL COMPANIES - English 9780071408882 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This manual aims to cover everything you need to build your own battling robot, including information on wiring, modelling, design, weapon systems and more. It also presents data on cost, unions, rules, competing, choosing, ordering, using and maintaining much of the equipment.
"Synopsis" by , A book and CD-Rom featuring guidance on building a fighting robots, aimed at beginners.

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