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Junkbots, bugbots, and bots on wheels

£6.99

Product description

Create a cool robot from scratch--in just a few hours! Ever wonder what to do with those discarded items in your junk drawer? Now you can use electronic parts from old Walkmans, spare remote controls, even paper clips to build your very own autonomous robots and gizmos. Get step-by-step instructions from the Junkbot masters for creating simple and fun self-guiding robots safely and easily using common and not-so-common objects from around the house--or within a quick shopping trip away. Using BEAM technology, ordinary tools, salvaged electronic bits, and the occasional dead toy, you'll be able to construct a solar-powered obstacle-avoiding device, engineer a mini-sumo-wrestling robot, build a motorized walking robot bug, and much more. So grab your screwdriver, raid that dumpster, and join the robot-building revolution! Get an overview of basic electronics, robot construction methods, and learn the difference between "dead bug" and "live bug" electronics Identify the essential tools you need for mechanical assembly and gain important safety tips Find out why BEAM robotics is a growing alternative to traditional CPU-based robotics .

Item details

Added value:
signed by author Hrynkiw
Author(s):
Dave Hrynkiw
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
18cms x 23cms
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0072226013
ISBN-13:
9780072226010
Number of pages:
374
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne

Standard UK Delivery £3.95 per order

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About this item

Create a cool robot from scratch--in just a few hours! Ever wonder what to do with those discarded items in your junk drawer? Now you can use electronic parts from old Walkmans, spare remote controls, even paper clips to build your very own autonomous robots and gizmos. Get step-by-step instructions from the Junkbot masters for creating simple and fun self-guiding robots safely and easily using common and not-so-common objects from around the house--or within a quick shopping trip away. Using BEAM technology, ordinary tools, salvaged electronic bits, and the occasional dead toy, you'll be able to construct a solar-powered obstacle-avoiding device, engineer a mini-sumo-wrestling robot, build a motorized walking robot bug, and much more. So grab your screwdriver, raid that dumpster, and join the robot-building revolution! Get an overview of basic electronics, robot construction methods, and learn the difference between "dead bug" and "live bug" electronics Identify the essential tools you need for mechanical assembly and gain important safety tips Find out why BEAM robotics is a growing alternative to traditional CPU-based robotics .

Added value:
signed by author Hrynkiw
Author(s):
Dave Hrynkiw
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
18cms x 23cms
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0072226013
ISBN-13:
9780072226010
Number of pages:
374
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £4.70

Outside Europe: £7.00

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