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Robot Building for Beginners

The characteristics and purposes of each major component resistor, transistor, wire, and motor are described, followed by a hands-on experiment to demonstrate. This is one of my favorite chapters.

This chapter details some common measurement units and methods of labeling small parts. An absolutely amazing book!

Refresh and try again. Here I list some of my favorite part suppliers, along with techniques for getting the most for your money. Additionally, flyback diodes are added for the protection of the transistors. I was even able to put most of them back together again.

While not being a perfect book on robot building, it serves an excellent practical and simple introduction to electronics yet with advices full of wisdom of beginnrrs seasoned professional. He has 20 years of experience as a software developer, creating everything from award-winning computer games to mobile background-check applications for police. But the flr is not very smart, being based on analog devices only. It took me a while to learn about many of the tools and parts in amateur robotics.


Rather than glossing over safety, I feel this subject is important enough to dedicate an entire chapter to it.

Scott Nance rated it really liked it Mar 13, David hosts the popular robot site RobotRoom. Want to Read saving….

Robot Building for Beginners, Third Edition [Book]

Open Preview See a B Have you ever wondered about the numbering scheme of certain parts? Jonathon Swift rated it it was amazing Dec 20, Stay ahead with the world’s most comprehensive technology and business learning platform. Perhaps by writing about my experiences, I can give you a head start.

Such an joy to read and easy to understand. Digital multimeters are so important to robotics, that subsequent chapters provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions for using a multimeter in each buildin of building and testing a robot. With this chapter, so begins the heart of the book, with the introduction of Sandwichthe line-following robot.

Greg Leclercq rated it it was amazing Mar 24, This chapter describes my personal favorite, the Molex KK-series connector, along with the pieces and tool you need to attach connectors to your robot. Jeremy Cooke rated it liked it Dec 07, In Robot Building for Beginnersnot only will you learn about the basic parts and tools of robotics, but also you’ll actually learn how to build a fantastic line-following robot.


Robot Building for Beginners by David Cook

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. No trivia or quizzes yet. Luna rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Paperbackpages. This gave me an excuse to obtain and dissect a number of different motors and gearheads. The choice of point-to-point wiring versus buuilding boards is covered, as well as expert tips for successful soldering.

Book Description “”I wrote this book because I love building robots. All the information you need is included:. General sources for tools and parts are provided in a consolidated list, and specific parts are recommended throughout the book.

Robot Building for Beginners, Third Edition

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Chris Slaybaugh rated it it was ok Feb 16, The book is very clear, even for complete beginners. Thousands of Sandwich printed circuit boards have been sold. I use this kind of coupler on nearly all of my robots. Justin Asfk rated it it was amazing Nov 11, Hey, I wrote a second edition!