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LEGO Technic Robotics : Technology in Action - Mark Rollins

LEGO Technic Robotics

Technology in Action


Published: 29th March 2013
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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. What you'll learn Create a wheeled base for a LEGO Technic robot Construct a walking LEGO Technic robot Control the hands and arms on your robot Attach motors and a remote control your robot Who this book is for LEGO or robotics enthusiasts, or anyone who wants to make fun robots with LEGO Technic.

About the Author

Mark Rollins is a freelance technical writer, focused on today's most interesting technologies, especially Android. He has a degree in English.

Table of Contents Where to Begin with Your LEGO Technic Robot Kit Creating a Robot Body Bring Your LEGO Technic Robots to Life with Power Functions Designing a Robot Arm Creating Robots with Extensions The Robot Head Enabling a LEGO Technic Robot to Walk Parts List

ISBN: 9781430249801
ISBN-10: 1430249803
Series: Technology in Action
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 29th March 2013
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.05  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.52