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

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  • Robotics and Automation Handbookby Thomas R. Kurfess

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 220.00

    As the capability and utility of robots has increased dramatically with new technology, robotic systems can perform tasks that are physically dangerous for humans, repetitive in nature, or require increased accuracy, precision, and sterile conditions to radically minimize human error. The Robotics and Automation Handbook addresses the major aspects... more...

  • Robotics Demystifiedby Edwin Wise

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 23.00 US$ 18.86

    There's no easier, faster, or more practical way to learn the really tough subjects McGraw-Hill's Demystified titles are the most efficient, interestingly written, brush-ups you can find. Organized as self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and even final exams. You'll... more...

  • Concise Encyclopedia of Roboticsby Stan Gibilisco

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 25.00 US$ 20.50

    OVER 400 UP-TO-THE-MINUTE TERMS INSTANT CLARIFICATION ON ROBOTICS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TERMS, TECHNIQUES, AND SYSTEMS This handy collection of straightforward, to-the-point definitions is exactly what robotics and artificial intelligence hobbyists need to get and stay up to speed with all new terms that have recently emerged in robotics... more...

  • PIC Robotics: A Beginner's Guide to Robotics Projects Using the PIC Microby John Iovine

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Here's everything the robotics hobbyist needs to harness the power of the PICMicro MCU! In this heavily-illustrated resource, author John Iovine provides plans and complete parts lists for 11 easy-to-build robots each with a PICMicro "brain.? The expertly written coverage of the PIC Basic Computer makes programming a snap -- and lots of fun. more...

  • Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machinesby Hiroshi Kimura; Kazuo Tsuchiya; Akio Ishiguro; Hartmut Witt

    Springer Japan 2006; US$ 93.43

    ? Motivation It is our dream to understand the principles of animals? remarkable ability for adaptive motion and to transfer such abilities to a robot. Up to now, mechanisms for generation and control of stereotyped motions and adaptive motions in well-known simple environments have been formulated to some extentandsuccessfullyappliedtorobots.However,principlesofadaptationto... more...

  • Anatomy of a Robotby Charles Bergren

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This work looks under the hood of all robotic projects, stimulating teachers, students, and hobbyists to learn more about the gamut of areas associated with control systems and robotics. It offers a unique presentation in providing both theory and philosophy in a technical yet entertaining way. more...

  • Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 7by Maria Gini; Richard Voyles

    Springer Japan 2007; US$ 142.89

    The goalof the 8th Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems (DARS) is to exchange and stimulate research ideas to realize advanced d- tributed robotic systems. Technologies, algorithms, and system architectures will be presented and discussed during the symposium. DARS 2006 builds upon past successes and provides an exciting envir- ment... more...

  • Dynamical Systems, Wave-Based Computation and Neuro-Inspired Robotsby Paolo Arena

    Springer Vienna 2008; US$ 109.91

    The author deals with a new way to conceive bio-robotics, linking this subject to the theory of nonlinear dynamical systems and analog/logic circuits, like Cellular Nonlinear Networks and spiking networks. The topic is treated as a series of lessons. more...

  • Swarm Roboticsby Suranga Hettiarachchi

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    The nine papers in this special issue provide original research findings with an in-depth analysis of different areas of swarm robotics - how simply embodied robots can be designed/controlled to collectively accomplish tasks beyond the capabilities of a single robot. more...

  • Robot Grippersby Gareth J. Monkman; Stefan Hesse; Ralf Steinmann; Henrik Schunk

    Wiley 2007; US$ 271.00 US$ 234.87

    Since robotic prehension is widely used in all sectors of manufacturing industry, this book fills the need for a comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of the topic. As such, this is the first text to address both developers and users, dealing as it does with the function, design and use of industrial robot grippers. The book includes both traditional... more...