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

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  • Exploring LEGO Mindstorms EV3by Eun Jung Park

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.99 US$ 20.99

    The essential guide to building and programming LEGO EV3 interactive robots Exploring LEGO Mindstorms: Tools and Techniques for Building and Programming Robots is the complete guide to getting the most out of your LEGO Mindstorms EV3. Written for hobbyists, young builders, and master builders alike, the book walks you through fundamentals of... more...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    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$ 11.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Decentralized Coverage Control Problems For Mobile Robotic Sensor and Actuator Networksby Andrey V. Savkin; Teddy M. Cheng; Zhiyu Xi; Faizan Javed; Alexey S. Matveev; Hung Nguyen

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95 US$ 86.62

    This book introduces various coverage control problems for mobile sensor networks including barrier, sweep and blanket. Unlike many existing algorithms, all of the robotic sensor and actuator motion algorithms developed in the book are fully decentralized or distributed, computationally efficient, easily implementable in engineering practice and based... more...

  • Automation for Roboticsby Luc Jaulin

    Wiley 2015; US$ 124.00 US$ 107.47

    In order to enable a better understanding of the key concepts of automation, this book develops the fundamental aspects of the field while also proposing numerous concrete exercises and their solutions. The theoretical approach that it presents fundamentally uses the state space and makes it possible to process general and complex systems in a simple... 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...