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

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  • Cooperative Control of Dynamical Systemsby Zhihua Qu

    Springer London 2009; US$ 129.52

    Autonomous vehicle systems are becoming an important fact of modern life. This book covers the control design issues in the cooperative control of multiple vehicles, including new results on feedback stabilization and smooth control of nonholonomic systems. more...

  • Robot Visionby Stefan Florczyk

    Wiley 2006; US$ 261.00 US$ 234.90

    The book is intended for advanced students in physics, mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering, robotics, engine engineering and for specialists in computer vision and robotics on the techniques for the development of vision-based robot projects. It focusses on autonomous and mobile service robots for indoor work, and teaches the techniques... more...

  • Distributed Control of Robotic Networksby Francesco Bullo; Jorge Cortés; Sonia Martínez

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 72.50 US$ 65.98

    This self-contained introduction to the distributed control of robotic networks offers a distinctive blend of computer science and control theory. The book presents a broad set of tools for understanding coordination algorithms, determining their correctness, and assessing their complexity; and it analyzes various cooperative strategies for tasks... more...

  • Cool Robotsby Sean Kenney

    Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2010; US$ 12.74

    Attention young LEGO brick builders: Sean Kenney is back again with original creations of Robotopolis--robots, transformers, and spaceships of all sizes, colors, and features. Complete with select model instructions, insider tips, and landscape designs for new LEGO fans of all ages as well as diehard enthusiasts. more...

  • Structural Synthesis of Parallel Robotsby Grigore Gogu

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 293.22

    The third volume in a series dedicated to the structural synthesis of parallel robots, this work combines the new formulae for mobility, connectivity, redundancy and overconstraints with evolutionary morphology in a unified, structurally synthesizing approach. more...

  • Robot Manipulatorsby Etienne Dombre; Wisama Khalil

    Wiley 2013; US$ 303.00 US$ 272.70

    This book presents the most recent research results on modeling and control of robot manipulators. Chapter 1 gives unified tools to derive direct and inverse geometric, kinematic and dynamic models of serial robots and addresses the issue of identification of the geometric and dynamic parameters of these models. Chapter 2 describes the main... more...

  • Competitive Manufacturing Intelligenceby Prof. Dr. Walter Habenicht; Wolfgang Freibichler

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 69.26

    Wolfgang Freibichler entwickelt ein Idealkonzept der Wettbewerbsanalyse für die Automobilindustrie, das die Besonderheiten des strategischen Produktionsmanagements sowie der Branche berücksichtigt. Validiert wird es durch eine Expertenbefragung bei den weltweit bedeutendsten Automobilherstellern. In Form eines Leitfadens stellt der Autor Handlungsempfehlungen... more...

  • Building Botsby William Gurstelle

    Chicago Review Press 2002; US$ 19.99

    This is the definitive guide to designing and building warrior robots like those seen on BattleBots , Robotica , and Robot Wars . It walks robot enthusiasts of all ages step-by-step through the design and building process, enabling them to create any number of customized warrior robots. With a strong emphasis on safety, chapters include designing... more...

  • Robot Development Using Microsoft Robotics Developer Studioby Shih-Chung Kang; Wei-Tze Chang; Kai-Yuan Gu; Hung-Lin Chi

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 79.95

    The Microsoft ® Robotics Developer Studio (MSRDS) and LEGO ® robots together offer a flexible platform for creating robotic systems. Designed for novices with basic programming skills, Robot Development Using Microsoft ® Robotics Developer Studio provides clear instructions on developing and operating robots. It includes an extensive array of... more...

  • Robotic Sailingby Alexander Schlaefer; Ole Blaurock

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 200.18

    While sailing has a long tradition, both as a means of transportation and as a sport, robotic sailing is a fairly new area of research. One of its unique characteristics is the use of wind for propulsion. On the one hand, this allows for long range and long term autonomy. On the other hand, the dependency on changing winds presents a serious challenge... more...