Home | Amazing | Today | Tags | Publishers | Years | Account | Search 
Anatomy of a Robot (TAB Robotics)

Buy
Anatomy of a Robot (TAB Robotics), 9780071416573 (0071416579), McGraw-Hill, 2003
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.

UNDER THE HOOD OF A ROBOT

Reading Anatomy of a Robot is like having a robot on the operating room table. Crack open the pages, and you'll be able to dissect a robot from head to toe--or from project management and design to motors and power systems.

Discover how robots articulate movements, how they see and hear, what gives them their power, and, at times, their gentleness. Delve into the robot's brains, and learn how experienced robot designers use control systems to make their machines think.

Much more than an enumeration of parts, Anatomy of a Robot exposes the life and human creativity behind today's robot. Always entertaining, this exceptional book takes you deep inside the theory and craft, philosophy and science of robotics. Coverage ranges from control systems and computer hardware to nuts and bolts topics such as actuators and mechanics, with plenty of humor and mathematical equations to help with the anatomy lesson.

A must for robot professionals and serious robot hobbyists, and a treat for science lovers and teachers, Anatomy of a Robot is a journey inside one of today's most exciting and fast-moving disciplines.

what makes robots work
* Sensors
* Algorithms
* Plans
* Controls
* Systems
* Quality
* Computers
* Power
* Actuators
* Project Management
* Reliability
* Artificial Intelligence
* Feedback

About the Author

Charles Bergren has an MSEE from Cornell University and has been a top-notch EE for over 30 years. He has a consulting engineering firm, http://www.bdesigncorp.com, and has served as VP of Engineering in numerous companies. He design work includes:

* Robotic Tape Libraries (Building high-speed network control processors for storage systems)
* Voice Processing Systems (For voice recognition and text-to-speech applications)
* Vision Systems (For the visual tracking of bacteria and DSP)
* Video Systems (For MPEG video compression and satellite broadcasting)
* Power Control Systems (For solar powered systems and nuclear reactor monitors)
* Communication Systems (For wireless RF and free space laser networks)

 

He has taught academic and technical courses from kindergarten through college. He plays lacrosse which he has also taught.
(HTML tags aren't allowed.)

Deafness and Challenging Behaviour: The 360° Perspective
Deafness and Challenging Behaviour: The 360° Perspective

Challenging behaviours, such as aggression and violence, are more common in deaf people than hearing people. Filling a crucial gap in the international market, this book will appeal equally to those who work occasionally or entirely with Deaf or hearing impaired client groups of all ages.

Multi-disciplinary professionals with...

Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals
Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

Now in its third edition, the best-selling SECURITY+ GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS provides the most up-to-date industry information, reflecting the changes in security that have occurred since the most recent CompTIA Security+ objectives were created. The book covers all of the new CompTIA Security+ 2008 exam objectives and maps to...

American Cars 1946-1959: Every Model, Year by Year
American Cars 1946-1959: Every Model, Year by Year

From the resumption of automobile production at the close of World War II through the 1950s, the American auto industry would see the births and deaths of several manufacturers, great technological advances, and an era of dramatic styling as a prospering nation asserted its growing mobility. Cars of this period are among the most iconic...


Moving the Eye Through 2-D Design: A Visual Primer
Moving the Eye Through 2-D Design: A Visual Primer

An overview of the visual arts fundamentals, Moving the Eye Through 2-D Design provides a step-by-step approach to understanding what causes us to look at a painting, photograph, or any two-dimensional media and what is needed to maintain visual interest. This volume introduces a goal-oriented method that applies aspects of line,...

Inside ASP.NET
Inside ASP.NET
Inside ASP.NET presents experienced software and web developers with accurate and concise information on the technologies and concepts introduced in Microsoft's new and revolutionary platform, .NET. Inside ASP.NET covers topics such as ADO.NET, XML Web Services, cache control, globalization, and mobile device development, providing the...
New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010: Brief (New Perspectives)
New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010: Brief (New Perspectives)

The New Perspectives Series’ critical-thinking, problem-solving approach is the ideal way to prepare students to transcend point-and-click skills and take advantage of all that Microsoft Office 2010 has to offer.

In developing the New Perspectives Series, our goal was to create books that give students the software...

©2019 LearnIT (support@pdfchm.net) - Privacy Policy