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Mechanical devices and figures. Automata. Ingenious mechanisms. Robots (General)

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  • Mobile Service Roboticsby Kozł; Krzysztof owski; Mohammad O. Tokhi; Gurvinder S. Virk

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 257.00

    Interest in control of climbing and walking robots has remarkably increased over the years. Novel solutions of complex mechanical systems such as climbing, walking, flying and running robots with different kinds of locomotion and the technologies that support them and their applications are the evidence of significant progress in the area of robotics.... more...

  • Uncle John's Roboticaby Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2014; US$ 11.95

    For more than 25 years, the writers at the Bathroom Readers? Institute have had a soft spot in their hearts for all things robotic. From the promise of artificial intelligence making the world a better place to the threat of an android apocalypse, we never get tired of reading about robots. They perform surgery, traverse the surface of Mars, and even... more...

  • The Robot Bookby Bobby Mercer

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    How to use reuse and recycle components and supplies to build a variety of devices † The 20 easy-to-build robots in this project book can be constructed for little or no cost using common household objects and repurposed materials. From learning how to turn a toothbrush, an old cell phone or pager, and scrap wire into a Brush Bot, or how to hack... more...

  • Cable-Driven Parallel Robotsby Andreas Pott; Tobias Bruckmann

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    This volume presents the outcome of the second forum to cable-driven parallel robots, bringing the cable robot community together. It shows the new ideas of the active researchers developing cable-driven robots. The book presents the state of the art, including both summarizing contributions as well as latest research and future options. The book cover... more...

  • Robotic Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologiesby Guilherme DeSouza; Haibin Duan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    Millions of individuals experience impaired mobility usually accompanied by limited to no manual dexterity. The "cost" associated with these disabilities includes not only those incurred through medical and support services, but also less tangible costs, such as those due lost wages and non-productivity. The goals of rehabilitation are to... more...

  • Robot Control 1988 (SYROCO'88)by U. Rembold

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Containing 88 papers, the emphasis of this volume is on the control of advanced robots. These robots may be self-contained or part of a system. The applications of such robots vary from manufacturing, assembly and material handling to space work and rescue operations. Topics presented at the Symposium included sensors and robot vision systems as well... more...

  • Robot Control 1991 (SYROCO'91)by I. Troch; K. Desoyer; Peter Kopacek

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    This volume contains 92 papers on the state-of-the-art in robotics research. In this volume topics on modelling and identification are treated first as they build the basis for practically all control aspects. Then, the most basic control tasks are discussed i.e. problems of inverse kinematics. Groups of papers follow which deal with various advanced... more...

  • Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles 1995by K. Koskinen; Aarne Halme

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The area of intelligent autonomous vehicles or robots has proved to be very active and extensive both in challenging applications as well as in the source of theoretical development. Automation technology is rapidly developing in many areas including: agriculture, mining, traditional manufacturing, automotive industry and space exploration. The 2nd... more...

  • Sociable Robots and the Future of Social Relationsby J. Seibt; M. NÝrskov; R. Hakli

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 157.00

    The robotics industry is growing rapidly, and to a large extent the development of this market sector is due to the area of social robotics ? the production of robots that are designed to enter the space of human social interaction, both physically and semantically. Since social robots present a new type of social agent, they have been aptly classified... more...

  • Learning LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3by Gary Garber

    Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 26.99

    This book is for the hobbyists, builders, and programmers who want to build and control their very own robots beyond the capabilities provided with the LEGO EV3 kit. You will need the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 kit for this book. The book is compatible with both the Home Edition and the Educational Edition of the kit. You should already have a rudimentary... more...