Robot Builder's Sourcebook: Over 2,500 Sources for Robot Parts

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2003 - Education - 711 pages
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This work includes listings of robot suppliers, including mail order and local businesses. The listings are cross-referenced so readers can find the best sources for their needs. Sidebars are included with additional information to help readers understand critical robotics technologies, such as motor types, sensor designs, and choice of materials. The sourcebook is designed to be a constant reference for all robotics enthusiasts, as it contains resources for both common and uncommon parts and supplies.

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Gordon McComb is the author of more than 50 books and 1,000 magazine articles and newspaper columns, most of them on science and technology. His writings have appeared in Popular Science, Omni, High Technology, Poptronix, Popular Electronics, Radio-Electronics, Mechanix Illustrated, PC Magazine, and dozens of others. For 13 years he wrote a weekly nationally syndicated newspaper column on computers and was the originator of Robotics Workshop in Popular Electronics. Mr. McComb has also been a long-time robot fanatic and maintains a well-stocked robot workshop in his southern California home. He is the author of McGraw-Hill's Robot Builder's Bonanza, the “Bible” of amateur robot building and a true cult classic.

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