Publisher description for The robot builder's cookbook / Owen Bishop.


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Owen Bishop introduces, through hands-on project work, the mechanics, electronics and programming involved in practical robot design-and-build. The use of the PIC microcontroller throughout provides a painless introduction to programming whilst harnessing the power of a highly popular microcontroller used by students and design engineers worldwide.

This is a book for first-time robot builders, advanced builders wanting to know more about programming robots and students in Further and Higher Education tackling microcontroller-based practical work. They will all find this book a unique and exciting source of projects, ideas and techniques, to be combined into a wide range of fascinating robots.

Full step-by-step instructions for 5 complete self-build robots
Introduces key techniques in electronics, programming and construction - for robust robots that work first time
Illustrations, close-up photographs and a lively, readable text make this a fun and informative guide for novice and experienced robot builders


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Robotics.
Robots.
Robots -- Programming.