eBook LEGO Technic Robotics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1430249811
  • ISBN-13: 9781430249818
  • DDC: 629.892
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Building robots is a snap with LEGO Technic Robotics! This book shows you how to use LEGO bricks and Power Functions components such as motors and remote controls to create all kinds of robots. Best of all, you don't have to learn any programming. You just need your imagination and the expert building principles that you'll find inside LEGO Technic Robotics. Author Mark Rollins teaches you the hows and whys of Technic project design. You're not just snapping pieces here and there; with LEGO Technic Robotics you're actively learning the fundamentals of good design so you can go on to create truly spectacular LEGO robot creations. From robots that run on wheels, walk on two or four legs, or move and function in ways that only you can dream up, this book will help you create your own robot army. Turn to LEGO Technic Robotics and build with real power! After you've mastered the techniques in this book, if you're looking to build more creations, check out Practical LEGO Technics, also written by Mark Rollins, and discover how to build vehicles that can roll, run, and more. Please note: the print version of this title is black & white; the eBook is full color. You can download the color diagrams in the book from http://www.apress.com/9781430249801

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents at a Glance.
Contents.
About the Author.
About the Technical Reviewer.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Where to Begin with Your LEGO Technic Robot Kit.
2: Creating a Robot Body.
3: Bring Your LEGO Technic Robots to Life with Power Functions.
4: Designing a Robot Arm.
5: Creating Robots with Extensions.
6: The Robot Head.
7: Enabling a LEGO Technic Robot to Walk.
8: Parts List.
Index.