Build A Remote-Controlled Robot

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McGraw Hill Professional, Apr 12, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 112 pages
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NOW BUILDING YOUR OWN REMOTE-CONTROLLEDQUESTOR ROBOT IS:
* MUCH EASIER THAN YOU THINK
* VERY INEXPENSIVE
* GREAT FUN
* SIMPLE WITH THIS BOOK

Here are all the step-by-step, heavily illustrated plans you need to build a full-sized, remote-controlled robot named Questor--without any advanced electronic or programming skills. It’s the perfect way to jump into the fascinating world of robotics and be part of all the excitement!

Written specifically with first-time builders in mind, Build a Remote- Controlled Robot includes:


* COMPLETE plans for building Questor
* 100 detailed photographs of every stage of the assembly process
* Simple-to-read wiring diagrams
* A complete parts list--including valuable tips on where to find components easily and inexpensively

Written by a teacher with experience enough to know what questions you would ask, this guide bypasses heavy-duty design theory and gets right to the heart of building Questor the robot--with an emphasis on having a great time while doing it.

 

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Contents

1 THE MOTORIZED PLATFORM
1
2 BODY FRAMEWORK
13
3 POWER SUPPLY AND TEMPORARY CONTROL BOX
39
4 REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM
53
5 ARMS AND SUBSYSTEMS
67
6 SKIN AND FINISHING TOUCHES
85
SOURCES
107
INDEX
111
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DAVID SHIRCLIFF is a teacher at Seneca Ridge Middle School in Loudon County, Virginia, where he teaches classes in technology education. A dedicated electronics enthusiast, Mr. Shircliff has been researching and building robots for over twenty years.

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