Written by Roger Arrick
Create and Program Your Own Personal Robot the Fun and Easy Way!
This book is for the tinkerer, the dreamer, and the robot builder in us all. In this book, you get just what you need in plain English to get your own robot production line up and running - and, most importantly, you'll have fun doing it.
Robot Building for Dummies offers an overview of robotics and the tools, technology, and skills you need to become a robot builder. Discover the various approaches to robot building, such as building from scratch or starting with a kit.
You also explore the various mechanical parts of a robot and and how they fit together, as well as programming basics you need to enter and download commands into your robot. And last but not least, you find out how to add functionality such as motion detection and light sensors to your robot.
You get explanations in plain English; "get in, get out" information; icons and other navigational aids; tear-out cheat sheet; top ten lists; and a dash of humor and fun!
Soft-cover, 360 pages.