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Robots, Androids and Animatrons: 12 Incredible Projects You Can Build

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Publisher Comments:

“Bound to stir the imagination and inspire plans.”--Poptronics, on John Iovines PIC Microcontroller Project Book

MORE SENSORSMORE SMARTSMORE MOVESMORE POWERMORE CONTROLMORE PROJECTSLOWER COSTSAMATEUR ROBOTICS COMES INTO ITS OWN!

Robots, Androids, and Animatrons Second Edition

The time has come for you to bring a robot to life! With the plummeting costs of microcontrollers, quantum improvements and price reductions in other technologies, and the availability of a slew of exciting components in the electronics marketplace, theres never been a better time to explore the world of the nearly human. With the complete directions supplied by popular electronics author John Iovine in this revised Robots, Androids, and Animatrons, you can:

• Build your first walking, talking, sensing, thinking robot

• Create 12 working robotic projects, using the fully illustrated instructions provided

• Get the best available introduction to robotics, motion control, sensors, and neural intelligence

• Put together basic modules to build sophisticated ‘bots of your own design

• Construct a robotic arm that responds to your spoken commands

• Build a realistic, functional robotic hand

• Apply sensors to detect bumps, walls, inclines , and roads

• Give your robot expertise and neural intelligence

• Do all of this without programming or assembly language skills

PERFECT FOR FIRST-TIME ROBOT BUILDERSAND FOR MORE ADVANCED HOBBYISTS WHO WANT TO ADD TO THEIR SKILLS

If you have basic electronics abilities, Robots, Androids, and Animatrons gives you everything you need to create 12 exciting robotic projects using off-the-shelf products and workshop-built devicesincluding a complete parts list. Also ideal for anyone interested in electronic and motion control, this bookalready a cult classicgives you the building blocks you need to go practically anywhere in robotics. Youll find hours of amusement here and perhaps the germ of your new best friend!

Synopsis:

Bring a robot to life without programming or assembly language skills!

Theres never been a better time to explore the world of the nearly human. With the complete directions supplied by popular electronics author John Iovine, you can:

• Build your first walking, talking, sensing, thinking robot

• Create 12 working robotic projects, using the fully illustrated instructions provided

• Get the best available introduction to robotics, motion control, sensors, and neural intelligence

• Put together basic modules to build sophisticated ‘bots of your own design

• Construct a robotic arm that responds to your spoken commands

• Build a realistic, functional robotic hand

• Apply sensors to detect bumps, walls, inclines , and roads

• Give your robot expertise and neural intelligence

You geteverything you need to create 12 exciting robotic projects using off-the-shelf products and workshop-built devices, including a complete parts list. Also ideal for anyone interested in electronic and motion control, this cult classic gives you the building blocks you need to go practically anywhere in robotics.

About the Author

John Iovine is the author of several popular TAB titles that explore the frontiers of scientific research. He has written Homemade Holograms: The Complete Guide to Inexpensive, Do-It-Yourself Holography; Kirlian Photography: A Hands-On Guide; Fantastic Electronics: Build Your Own Negative-Ion Generator and Other Projects; and A Step into Virtual Reality. He is also the “Amazing Science” columnist for Poptronics magazine.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Acknowledgements

1: In the beginning

2: Artificial life and artificial intelligence

3: Power

4: Movement and drive systems

5: Sensors

6: Intelligence

7: Speech-controlled mobile robot

8: Behavioral-based robotics, neural networks, nervous nets, and subsumption architecture

9: Telepresence robot

10: Mobile platforms

11: Walker robots

12: Solar-ball robot

13: Underwater bots

14: Aerobots

15: Robotic arm and IBM PC interface and speech control

16: Android hand

Suppliers

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780070328044
Author:
Iovine, John
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Robotics
Subject:
Automation
Subject:
Amateurs' manuals
Subject:
Robotics -- Amateurs' manuals.
Subject:
robot,Behavioral-based robotics,Speech-controlled mobile robot,Androids,neural networks,Sensors,drive systems,Power,artificial life,Acknowledgements,Second Edition Introduction,Second Edition
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
no. 96-315
Publication Date:
20011029
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
270
Dimensions:
9.22x7.40x.85 in. 1.23 lbs.

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Theres never been a better time to explore the world of the nearly human. With the complete directions supplied by popular electronics author John Iovine, you can:

• Build your first walking, talking, sensing, thinking robot

• Create 12 working robotic projects, using the fully illustrated instructions provided

• Get the best available introduction to robotics, motion control, sensors, and neural intelligence

• Put together basic modules to build sophisticated ‘bots of your own design

• Construct a robotic arm that responds to your spoken commands

• Build a realistic, functional robotic hand

• Apply sensors to detect bumps, walls, inclines , and roads

• Give your robot expertise and neural intelligence

You geteverything you need to create 12 exciting robotic projects using off-the-shelf products and workshop-built devices, including a complete parts list. Also ideal for anyone interested in electronic and motion control, this cult classic gives you the building blocks you need to go practically anywhere in robotics.

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