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Building Robots with LEGO Mindstorms
This is the ultimate insider's look at LEGO® Mindstorms™ and is the perfect book whether you build world-class competitive robots or just like to mess around for the fun of it.
Master the art of:
o Placing and Fitting Gears
o Using Pulleys, Belts, and Chains
o Mounting Motors
o Wiring Motors
o Sensor Tips and Tricks
o Designing Chassis, Modularity, and Load
o Programming the RCX
o Playing Sounds and Music
o Wheeled Mobility Configurations
o Building Pneumatic Systems
o Configuring Gearboxes
o Adding RCX Ports
o Building Air Compressors
o Finding and Grabbing Objects
o Building Navigation Systems
o Building Robots that Walk
Authors Mario and Giulio Ferrari have been called the "DaVincis of LEGO®". Now they will show you how they created some of their award-winning creations. You will learn how to create robots that walk, robots that ski, robots that play drums and pianos, and even robots that can water a plant or keep a pot of milk from boiling over!