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Build a Remote-Controlled Robot (Tab Electronics)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

NOW BUILDING YOUR OWN REMOTE-CONTROLLEDQUESTOR ROBOT IS:

* MUCH EASIER THAN YOU THINK

* VERY INEXPENSIVE

* GREAT FUN

* SIMPLE WITH THIS BOOK

Here are all the step-by-step, heavily illustrated plans you need to build a full-sized, remote-controlled robot named Questor--without any advanced electronic or programming skills. It?s the perfect way to jump into the fascinating world of robotics and be part of all the excitement!

Written specifically with first-time builders in mind, Build a Remote- Controlled Robot includes:

* COMPLETE plans for building Questor

* 100 detailed photographs of every stage of the assembly process

* Simple-to-read wiring diagrams

* A complete parts list--including valuable tips on where to find components easily and inexpensively

Written by a teacher with experience enough to know what questions you would ask, this guide bypasses heavy-duty design theory and gets right to the heart of building Questor the robot--with an emphasis on having a great time while doing it.

Synopsis:

This groundbreaking, heavily-illustrated book explains how to create everything from basic, simple robots to ones that walk, see, feel, talk, listen and fight! Written by "professors of robotics, " the plans are great for beginners as well as experienced robot builders. 100 illustrations.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1: THE MOTORIZED PLATFORM

Preparing Motorized Wheels

The Platform

Moutning Wheels

Third Castor Wheel

Finishing Touches

Chapter 2: BODY FRAMEWORK

Cutting Aluminum

Drilling and Cutting the Sections

Assembling Framework

Mounting Framework on the Platform

Mounting the Vacuum Outlet

Chapter 3: POWER SUPPLY AND TEMPORARY CONTROL BOX

Mounting Batteries and Barrier Strips

Wiring Platform

Temporary Control Box

Control Box Construction

Wiring the Temporary Control Box

Using the Control Box

Chapter 4: REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM

Motherboard

Wiring the Motherboard

Completing the Motherboard

Installing and Wiring the Motherboard

Using the Remote Control System

Chapter 5: ARMS AND SUBSYSTEMS

Arms

Drink Dispenser

The Head

Wiring the Vacuum System

Chapter 6: SKIN AND FINISHING TOUCHES

Skin

Mounting Tray

Mounting Controls

Body Lights and Horn

12-Volt Power Outlet

Bow Tie

Painting and Trimming the Body

Trim

Sources

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071385435
Author:
Shircliff, David R.
Publisher:
Tab Books
Author:
Shircliff, David R.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
Subject:
Robotics
Subject:
Automation
Subject:
Robots
Subject:
Remote control
Subject:
Electricity
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence-Robotics
Copyright:
Series:
Tab Electronics
Series Volume:
D36
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.98x6.32x.43 in. .53 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This groundbreaking, heavily-illustrated book explains how to create everything from basic, simple robots to ones that walk, see, feel, talk, listen and fight! Written by "professors of robotics, " the plans are great for beginners as well as experienced robot builders. 100 illustrations.

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