Building Robot Drive Trains


Author: Dennis Clark,Michael Owings

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071408509

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 5407

This book is just what robotics hobbyists need to build an effective drive train using inexpensive, off-the-shelf parts. Leaving heavy-duty 2tech speak3 behind, the authors focus on the actual concepts and applications necessary to build and understand these critical force-conveying systems.

Library Journal


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Libraries

Page: N.A

View: 3001

Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

Constructing Robot Bases


Author: Gordon McComb

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071408523

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 350

View: 8900

A guide to constructing robot bases for amateurs and home hobbyists. It is structured around the applications and now specific technologies, and contains several projects to illustrate different options and methods of performing the tasks required. Very little equipment is needed.

Programming and Customizing the OOPic Microcontroller

The Official OOPic Handbook


Author: Dennis Clark

Publisher: TAB/Electronics

ISBN: 9780071420846

Category: Computers

Page: 437

View: 5898

this authoritative guide delves deeply into this groundbreaking technology and delivers a programming guide and application notes dedicated to the OOPic environment. This title includes a full object listing as well as an IDE (Integrated Development Interface) hardware and software guide and a CD-OM with all project and experiment codes that you incorporate to customise your own projects. Stay ahead of the robotics curve, tap into the power of OOPic microcontrollers with this indispensable volume!

Applied Mechatronics


Author: Ahmad Smaili,Fouad Mrad

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 713

View: 4614

Applied Mechatronics synthesizes the disciplines of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering to provide a comprehensive overview of the various technologies and tools used to develop mechatronic devices. Co-written by Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering professors who co-teach this interdisciplinary course, this text highlights the information each discipline might have considered prerequisite so students can focus on material new to them. Designed for a first course in mechatronics, it contains numerous practical, classroom-tested examples, experiments, and simulations using SIMULINK, MATLAB, and LabVIEW, and presents material in a format that lends itself to collaborative, project-based learning.

TAB Encyclopedia of Electronics for Technicians and Hobbyists


Author: Stan Gibilisco

Publisher: TAB/Electronics


Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 964

View: 7189

Gathers information about antennas, acoustics, broadcasting, communications, electronic components, circuits, computers, digital processing, electricity, magnetism, mathematics, and robotics

Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle


Author: Carl Vogel

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071622942

Category: Transportation

Page: 256

View: 6402

A step-by-step guide to building an electric motorcycle from the ground up Written by alternative fuel expert Carl Vogel, this hands-on guide gives you the latest technical information and easy-to-follow instructions for building a two-wheeled electric vehicle--from a streamlined scooter to a full-sized motorcycle. Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle puts you in hog heaven when it comes to hitting the road on a reliable, economical, and environmentally friendly bike. Inside, you'll find complete details on every component, including motor, batteries, and frame. The book covers electric motorcycles currently on themarket and explains how to convert an existing vehicle. Pictures, diagrams, charts, and graphs illustrate each step along the way. Whether you want to get around town on a sleek ride or cruise the super slab on a tricked-out chopper, this is the book for you. Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle covers: Energy savings and environmental benefits Rake, trail, and fork angle Frame and design Batteries and chargers DC and AC motor types Motor controllers Accessories and converters Electrical system and wiring Conversion process Safety, maintenance, and troubleshooting