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Build a remote-controlled robot

Author: David R Shircliff
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume focuses entirely on building the inexpensive, remote-controlled robot, The "Questor". The book is illustrated with step-by-step, detailed photographs of each stage of the assembly process. No advanced electronic or programming skills are required, making the book suitable for first-time experimenters. The emphasis is on the techniques needed to build the robot, rather than on the theory of robot design.;  Read more...
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Shircliff, David R.
Build a remote-controlled robot.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2002
(DLC) 2002024424
(OCoLC)49320514
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David R Shircliff
ISBN: 0071409645 9780071409643 1280292679 9781280292675
OCLC Number: 50760661
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 112 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Copyright; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; CONTENTS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; 1. THE MOTORIZED PLATFORM ; PREPARING MOTORIZED WHEELS; THE PLATFORM; MOUNTING WHEELS; THIRD CASTOR WHEEL; FINISHING TOUCHES; 2. BODY FRAMEWORK; CUTTING ALUMINUM; DRILLING AND CUTTING THE SECTIONS; ASSEMBLING FRAMEWORK; MOUNTING FRAMEWORK ON THE PLATFORM; MOUNTING THE VACUUM OUTLET; 3. POWER SUPPLY AND TEMPORARY CONTROL BOX; MOUNTING BATTERIES AND BARRIER STRIPS; WIRING PLATFORM; TEMPORARY CONTROL BOX; CONTROL BOX CONSTRUCTION; WIRING THE TEMPORARY CONTROL BOX; USING THE CONTROL BOX; 4. REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM; MOTHERBOARD. WIRING THE MOTHERBOARDCOMPLETING THE MOTHERBOARD; INSTALLING AND WIRING THE MOTHERBOARD; USING THE REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM; 5. ARMS AND SUBSYSTEMS; ARMS; DRINK DISPENSER; THE HEAD; WIRING THE VACUUM SYSTEM; 6. SKIN AND FINISHING TOUCHES; SKIN; MOUNTING TRAY; MOUNTING CONTROLS; BODY LIGHTS AND HORN; 12-VOLT POWER OUTLET; BOW TIE; PAINTING AND TRIMMING THE BODY; TRIM; SOURCES; PARTS SUPPLIERS; BOOKS; MAGAZINE; SHOWBOT COMPANIES FEATURED; INDEX.
Responsibility: David R. Shircliff.

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This volume focuses entirely on building the inexpensive, remote-controlled robot, The "Questor". The book is illustrated with step-by-step, detailed photographs of each stage of the assembly process. No advanced electronic or programming skills are required, making the book suitable for first-time experimenters. The emphasis is on the techniques needed to build the robot, rather than on the theory of robot design.; Easy-to-read wiring diagrams are included, with beginners in mind, and the book also features a complete parts list, including tips on where to find inexpensive parts and components.

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