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Lego Mindstorms Nxt Hacker's Guide : Electronics - Dave Prochnow

Lego Mindstorms Nxt Hacker's Guide

Electronics

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Published: 12th December 2006
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Build and Program Over 20 Challenging Design Projects in Just 30 Minutes Each with the New Generation of LEGO(R) MINDSTORMS(R)

More powerful and intuitive than ever, LEGO(R) MINDSTORMS(R) NXT is a new robotics toolset that enables robot enthusiasts and hobbyists to build and program all kinds of projects. The "LEGO(R) MINDSTORMS(R) NXT Hacker's Guide" explores this new generation of LEGO MINDSTORMS, providing a collection of projects, how-to expertise, insider tips, and over 500 illustrations to help readers become expert NXT hackers.

This cutting-edge guide describes new advances that make LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT such a great robotics resource. The book explains the all-new NXT intelligent brick...the interactive servo motors with rotation sensors that align speed for precise control...the ultrasonic sensor that allows robots to "see" by responding to movement...the improved light and touch sensors that let robots detect color and feel...and much more. "The LEGO(R) MINDSTORMS(R) NXT Hacker's Guide" features: Expert, insightful commentary by a member of the LEGO MINDSTORMS Developer Program A hands-on account of the new technologies and expanded sensor capabilities of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT A collection of 10 hacking projects with step-by-step instructions for creating things ranging from solar power to ZigBee(R) technology to tank tread feet "projects" appears twice.] A portfolio of 12 exciting design projects featuring R. Buckminster Fuller's Geodesic Dome, Rem Koolhaas' Seattle Central Library, and the world's first NXT wristwatch Complete disclosure about a "secret" game that is hidden inside every LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT kit An in-depth guide to the NXT programming language A special LEGO factory kit offer available only for readers of this book

Inside This Groundbreaking NXT Reference - Your First Robot - Stupid RCX Tricks - Save Your RIS - As Smart as a Brick - MOVE IT With Servo Motors - Hmm, I Sense Something - Yes, But I Don't Know How to Program - Testing, Testing; Oh, Trouble Shoot - Katherine's Best Hacking Projects - Katherine's Design Fun House - NXT Programming Language Guide - NXT Elements - NXT Resources

Introduction ndash
The Birth of a Legend
the Block and the Brain
Robotics Invention System
Your First Robot
Stupid RCX Tricks
Save Your RIS
That Was Then, This is NXT
As Smart as a Brick
MOVE IT! With Servo Motors
Hmm, I Sense Something
Yes, But I Don't Know How to Program
Testing, Testing; Oh, Trouble Shoot
Katherine's Best Hacking Projects A collection of 10-20 hacking projects
Katherine's Robotic Design Fun House
A study of the elements that constitute good design in robots
NXT Programming Language Guide
NXT Elements
NXT Resources
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ISBN: 9780071481472
ISBN-10: 0071481478
Series: Electronics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 459
Published: 12th December 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 18.8  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.83
Edition Number: 1