Robot Builder's Bonanza, Fifth Edition

by: Gordon McComb


Abstract: The bestselling guide to hobby robotics—fully updated for the latest technologies! Learn to build your own robots using the hands-on information contained in this thoroughly revised TAB guide. Written by "the godfather of hobby robotics," the book clearly explains the essential hardware, circuits, and brains and contains easy-to-follow, step-by-step plans for low-cost, cool robotics projects. Robot Builder's Bonanza, Fifth Edition, includes more than two dozen new projects for hobbyists of all ages and skill levels. The projects are modular and can be combined to create a variety of highly intelligent and workable custom robots. Discover how to: • Wire up robotics circuits from common electronic components • Get up and running building your own robots • Attach motors, wheels, legs, arms, and grippers • Make your robots walk, talk, and obey commands • Build brains from Arduino, BBC Micro:bit, Raspberry Pi, and other microcontrollers • Incorporate touch, proximity, navigation, and environmental sensors • Operate your 'bot via remote control • Generate sound and interpret visual feedback • Construct advanced robots that can see light and follow pre-drawn paths!
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Title: Robot Builder's Bonanza, Fifth Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2019 Gordon McComb

ISBN: 9781260135015

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Gordon McComb has written about amateur and educational robot building for 30 years and is called "the godfather of hobby robotics" by Make Magazine. He is the author of all four previous editions of Robot Builder's Bonanza, which are among the most widely read books on hobby robotics.

Description: The bestselling guide to hobby robotics—fully updated for the latest technologies! Learn to build your own robots using the hands-on information contained in this thoroughly revised TAB guide. Written by "the godfather of hobby robotics," the book clearly explains the essential hardware, circuits, and brains and contains easy-to-follow, step-by-step plans for low-cost, cool robotics projects. Robot Builder's Bonanza, Fifth Edition, includes more than two dozen new projects for hobbyists of all ages and skill levels. The projects are modular and can be combined to create a variety of highly intelligent and workable custom robots. Discover how to: • Wire up robotics circuits from common electronic components • Get up and running building your own robots • Attach motors, wheels, legs, arms, and grippers • Make your robots walk, talk, and obey commands • Build brains from Arduino, BBC Micro:bit, Raspberry Pi, and other microcontrollers • Incorporate touch, proximity, navigation, and environmental sensors • Operate your 'bot via remote control • Generate sound and interpret visual feedback • Construct advanced robots that can see light and follow pre-drawn paths!