15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius

Front Cover
McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 22, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 320 pages
UNLEASH YOUR INNER MAD SCIENTIST!

"Wonderful. I learned a lot reading the detailed but easy to understand instructions."--BoingBoing

This wickedly inventive guide explains how to design and build 15 fiendishly fun electronics projects. Filled with photos and illustrations, 15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius includes step-by-step directions, as well as a construction primer for those who are new to electronics projects.

Using easy-to-find components and equipment, this do-it-yourself book shows you how to create a variety of mischievous gadgets, such as a remote-controlled laser, motorized multicolored LEDs that write in the air, and a surveillance robot. You'll also learn to use the highly popular Arduino microcontroller board with three of the projects.

15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius:

  • Features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations
  • Covers essential safety measures
  • Reveals the scientific principles behind the projects
  • Removes the frustration factor--all required parts are listed, along with sources

Build these devious devices to amaze your friends and confound your enemies!

    • Coil gun
    • Trebuchet
    • Ping pong ball minigun
    • Mini laser turret
    • Balloon-popping laser gun
    • Touch-activated laser sight
    • Laser-grid intruder alarm
    • Persistence-of-vision display
    • Covert radio bug
    • Laser voice transmitter
    • Flash bomb
    • High-brightness LED strobe
    • Levitation machine
    • Snailbot
    • Surveillance robot

Each fun, inexpensive Evil Genius project includes a detailed list of materials, sources for parts, schematics, and lots of clear, well-illustrated instructions for easy assembly. The larger workbook-style layout and convenient two-column format make following the step-by-step instructions a breeze.

VIDEOS, PHOTOS, AND SOURCE CODE ARE AVAILABLE AT WWW.DANGEROUSLYMAD.COM

Make Great Stuff!
TAB, an imprint of McGraw-Hill Professional, is a leading publisher of DIY technology books for makers, hackers, and electronics hobbyists.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

mast book h projects ke liye ...or coil gun to sabte mast lga manne

Contents

1 Coil Gun
1
2 Trebuchet
15
3 PingPong Ball Minigun
25
4 Mini Laser Turret
35
5 BalloonPopping Laser Gun
49
6 TouchActivated Laser Sight
67
7 LaserGrid Intruder Alarm
73
8 PersistenceofVision Display
81
10 Laser Voice Transmitter
123
11 Flash Bomb
141
12 HighBrightness LED Strobe
149
13 Levitation Machine
159
14 LightSeeking Microbot
177
15 Surveillance Robot
185
Electronics Construction Primer
205
Index
217

9 Covert Radio Bug
107

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

Dr. Simon Monk has a degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering. He spent several years as an academic before he returned to industry, co-founding the mobile software company Momote Ltd. He has been an active electronics hobbyist since his early teens and is an occasional author in hobby electronics magazines. Simon is author of 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius.

Bibliographic information