Robotics DemystifiedBook - 2005
A beginner's, self-teaching guide explains essential concepts of electronics, mechanics, and programming related to robotics.
In this self-teaching guide for beginners, Wise, a software engineer, explains essential concepts of electronics, mechanics, and programming related to robotics. Mechanical examples and experiments are all performed using the LEGO Mindstorms robotic invention system, version 2.0. For electronics experiments, readers will need supplies such as resistors and a soldering iron. Chapter summaries, quizes, and b&w photos are included. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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McGraw-Hill's Demystified titles are the most efficient, interestingly written, brush-ups you can find. Organized as self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and even final exams. You'll be able to learn more in less time, evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, and reinforce your knowledge and confidence.
This complete self-teaching guide takes an introductory approach to robotics, guiding readers through the essential electronics, mechanics, and programming skills necessary to build their own robot.