Robot Builder's Cookbook
Build and Design Your Own RobotsBy
- Owen Bishop, B.Sc (Bristol.), B.Sc (Oxon.), Technical Author, Perth, Australia
Owen Bishop introduces, through hands-on project work, the mechanics, electronics and programming involved in practical robot design-and-build. The use of the PIC microcontroller throughout provides a painless introduction to programming whilst harnessing the power of a highly popular microcontroller used by students and design engineers worldwide.This is a book for first-time robot builders, advanced builders wanting to know more about programming robots and students in Further and Higher Education tackling microcontroller-based practical work. They will all find this book a unique and exciting source of projects, ideas and techniques, to be combined into a wide range of fascinating robots.
1) Hobby: electronics hobbyists and Robot Wars home-build robot enthusiasts.
2) Students involved in practical microcontroller projects at VocTech and HE level.
Paperback, 384 Pages
Published: August 2007
- Introduction - Making a robot1 Robot behaviour2 Robot mechanics3 Robot electronics4 PICs in control5 PIC programs6 Projects- Scooter- Android- A robotic toy- Quester- The gantryIndex