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EVERYTHING THE ROBOTICS HOBBYIST NEEDS TO LEARN — WHAT IT IS — WHERE TO GET IT — HOW TO GET STARTED

FROM THE AUTHOR OF ROBOT BUILDERS BONANZA!

Fascinated by the world of robotics but dont 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 youve been searching for? Turn to Robot Builders Sourcebook – a unique clearinghouse of information for that will open 2500+ new doors and spark almost as many new ideas.

Written by Gordon McComb, author of the classic Robot Builders Bonanza, one of the most popular books ever written on amateur robotics, the Sourcebook lists over 2500 mail-order suppliers and other sources, including local-area businesses, cross-referenced and categorized to make your search quick and easy. Youll find detailed information about the resources, including addresses and phone numbers: In short, everything you need to find – and acquire – common and uncommon robotics parts and supplies. In order to provide a true “robotics goldmine,” this one-of-a kind guide also includes:

* Dozens of informative “sidebars” to help you understand essential robotic technologies such as motor types, sensor design, and how to select the best materials

* Scores of relevant articles designed to fill-in informational gaps, stimulate thinking, and help you make the most of all the material the Sourcebook makes available to you

If you want to know where in the world of robotics you can find it . . . turn to the Sourcebook.

Synopsis:

This work includes listings of robot suppliers, including mail order and local businesses. Sidebars are included with additional information to help readers understand critical robotics technologies, such as motor types, sensor designs, and choice of materials.

Synopsis:

A great companion to the bestselling "Robot Builder's Bonanza, " this much-needed directory for amateur and educational robotics contains over 2,500 listings of robot suppliers, including mail order and local area businesses. 225 illustrations.

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-Hills Robot Builders 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:
9780071406857
Author:
McComb, Gordon
Publisher:
Tab Books
Author:
McComb, Gordon
Author:
McComb
Location:
New York
Subject:
Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Robotics
Subject:
Counseling -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence-Robotics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
Tab Electronics
Series Volume:
Band 3
Publication Date:
August 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
711
Dimensions:
10.98x8.50x1.53 in. 3.72 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This work includes listings of robot suppliers, including mail order and local businesses. Sidebars are included with additional information to help readers understand critical robotics technologies, such as motor types, sensor designs, and choice of materials.
"Synopsis" by , A great companion to the bestselling "Robot Builder's Bonanza, " this much-needed directory for amateur and educational robotics contains over 2,500 listings of robot suppliers, including mail order and local area businesses. 225 illustrations.

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