Master the art of 3D printing with step-by-step tutorials and DIY projects Are you ready to join the new industrial revolution? 3D Printing with Autodesk 123D, Tinkercad, and MakerBot reveals how to turn your ideas into physical products that you can use or sell You'll learn how to operate powerful..
Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text introduces theoretical and practical aspects of adaptive control. It offers an excellent perspective on techniques as well as an active knowledge of key approaches. Readers will acquire a well-developed sense of when to use adapti..
This second volume of the -Arduino Project Handbook delivers 25 more -beginner-friendly electronics projects. Get up and running with a crash course on the Arduino, and then pick any project that sparks your interest and start making Each project includes cost and time estimates, simple instruction..
This updated edition is an introduction appropriate for both the student and hobbyist to the theory and practice of electronics. It leads the reader through introductory understanding of the science underlying electronics, building basic circuits, learning the roles of the components, the applicatio..
Explains the science and technology behind robots, and shows you what materials you need to build and program a robot for home, school, and competition. NUME CARTE: Build Your Own Combat Robot, PaperbackISBN: 0072194642PRET EDITURA: 123.99AUTOR(i): Pete MilesEDITURA: McGraw-Hill/Osborne MediaCOPERTA..
This volume features computational tools that can be applied directly and are explained with simple calculations, plus an emphasis on control system principles and ideas. Includes worked examples, MATLAB macros, and solutions manual. NUME CARTE: Computer-Controlled Systems: Theory and Design, Paperb..
This definitive do-it-yourself book on creating and testing all kinds of speaker systems is updated to cover the latest makes and models. It also includes new speaker tests, expanded information on crossover networks, techniques for designing double-chamber reflex enclosures, practical rather than t..
The book introduces basic programming of ARM Cortex-M cores in assembly and C at the register level, and the fundamentals of embedded system design. It presents basic concepts such as data representations (integer, fixed-point, floating-point), assembly instructions, stack, and implementing basic co..
3D printing has been the hot topic in the maker world for years now, but there's another type of desktop manufacturing that's become the go-to choice for anyone who needs durable results fast. Instead of slowly depositing layers of plastic, a 3D carver starts with a solid block of material and carve..
Use a forty-dollar credit card-sized computer to enhance your amateur radio operating. Learn how to set up and configure the computer. Then learn how to install operating aids, such as logging, timekeeping, satellite tracking, and Morse code practicing. Communicate in sixteen digital modes. Design a..
This full-color, illustrated handbook uses comic book-style panels to explain the basics of using a breadboard; then it walks you through ten fun and educational projects. You'll learn-by-doing as you study the circuit diagrams and colorful drawings, working your way through each project. Bonus feat..
This book is your introduction to to physical computing with the Arduino microcontroller platform. No prior experience is required, not even an understanding of basic electronics. With color illustrations, easy-to-follow explanations, and step-by-step instructions, the book takes the beginner from b..
Love, marriage, and sex with robots? Not in a million years? Maybe a whole lot sooner A leading expert in artificial intelligence, David Levy argues that the entities we once deemed cold and mechanical will soon become the objects of real companionship and human desire. He shows how automata have ev..
Sometime in the future the intelligence of machines will exceed that of human brain power. So are we on the edge of an AI-pocalypse, with superintelligent devices superseding humanity, as predicted by Stephen Hawking? Or will this herald a kind of Utopia, with machines doing a far better job at comp..
Fully updated coverage of PCB design and construction with EAGLEThis thoroughly revised, easy-to-follow guide shows, step-by-step, how to create your own professional-quality PCBs using the latest versions of EAGLE. Make Your Own PCBs with EAGLE: From Schematic Designs to Finished Boards, Second Edi..
Make: Drones will help the widest possible audience understand how drones work by providing several DIY drone projects based on the world's most popular robot controller--the Arduino. The information imparted in this book will show Makers how to build better drones and be better drone pilots, and in..
Want to learn even more about electronics in a fun, hands-on way? If you finished the projects in Make: Electronics, or if you're already familiar with the material in that book, you're ready for Make: More Electronics. Right away, you'll start working on real projects, and you'll explore all the ke..
Make: Sensors is the definitive introduction and guide to the sometimes-tricky world of using sensors to monitor the physical world. With dozens of projects and experiments for you to build, this book shows you how to build sensor projects with both Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Use Arduino when you nee..
Make: Tech DIY introduces younger children to the magic of electronics through the softer side of circuits Young explorers will learn about electronics through sewing and craft projects aimed at maker parents and their children, elementary school teachers, and kids' activity leaders. Each project i..
Making Simple Robots is based on one idea: Anybody can build a robot That includes kids, school teachers, parents, and non-engineers. If you can knit, sew, or fold a flat piece of paper into a box, you can build a no-tech robotic part. If you can use a hot glue gun, you can learn to solder basic el..
The workbenches of hobbyists, hackers, and makers have become overrun with microcontrollers, computers-on-a-chip that power homebrewed video games, robots, toys, and more. In Making Things Talk, Tom Igoe, one of the creators of Arduino, shows how to make these gadgets talk. Whether you need to conn..
The LEGO(R) Mindstorms(TM) EV3 set is the latest in robotics technology, allowing you to build incredible motorized inventions without knowing anything about electronics. As a mass market device with hundreds of pieces and a suite of available programming tools, it can be both powerful and overwhelm..
The mBot robotics platform is a hugely popular kit because of the quality of components and price. With hundreds of thousands of these kits out there in homes, schools and makerspaces, there is much untapped potential. Getting Started with mBots is for non-technical parents, kids and teachers who wa..
Optimal control theory is the science of maximizing the returns from and minimizing the costs of the operation of physical, social, and economic processes. Geared toward upper-level undergraduates, this text introduces three aspects of optimal control theory: dynamic programming, Pontryagin's minimu..
- An] essential book... it is required reading as we seriously engage one of the most important debates of our time.---Sherry Turkle, author of Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age From drones to Mars rovers--an exploration of the most innovative use of robots today and a prov..
Now completely revised, Practical Electronics: A Complete Introduction covers the key areas of electronics you need to be confident in, whether you are a keen amateur hobbyist, an engineering student or a professional who wants to keep up to date. It outlines the basics in clear jargon-free English ..
Python Programming for Raspberry Pi(R) In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Python Programming for Raspberry Pi in 24 Hours teaches you Python programming on Raspberry Pi, so you can start creating awesome projects for home automation, home theater, gaming, and more. Usin..
In the 1940s, American movies changed. Flashbacks began to be used in outrageous, unpredictable ways. Soundtracks flaunted voice-over commentary, and characters might pivot from a scene to address the viewer. Incidents were replayed from different characters' viewpoints, and sometimes those versions..
Discover what robots can do and how they work Find out how to build your own robot and program it to perform tasks Ready to enter the robot world? This book is your passport It walks you through building your very own little metal assistant from a kit, dressing it up, giving it a brain, programmi..
This tutorial-style presentation of the fundamental techniques and algorithms in adaptive control is designed to meet the needs of a wide audience without sacrificing mathematical depth or rigor. The text explores the design, analysis, and application of a wide variety of algorithms that can be used..
Select, invest in, and deploy a Real Time Location System Is your business ready for an RTLS? This friendly, hands-on guide shows you how to understand and implement this cutting-edge technology, explaining RTLS methodologies in plain English. From the initial deployment to monitoring to determining..
Take your video projects to the next level with the power of green screen This easy-to-follow guide clearly explains green screen technology and shows, step-by-step, how to dream up and create professional-grade video effects. Written by a teacher-maker-librarian, The Green Screen Makerspace Project..
LEGO MINDSTORMS has changed the way we think about robotics by making it possible for anyone to build real, working robots. The latest MINDSTORMS set, EV3, is more powerful than ever, and The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book is the complete, beginner-friendly guide you need to get started.Begin wi..
The LEGO(r) MINDSTORMS(r) EV3 set offers so many new and exciting features that it can be hard to know where to begin. Without the help of an expert, it could take months of experimentation to learn how to use the advanced mechanisms and numerous programming features.In The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Labor..
Ayumi is a world-class shogi (Japanese chess) player who can't be beaten--that is, until she loses to a powerful computer called the Shooting Star. Ayumi vows to find out everything she can about her new nemesis. Lucky for her, Yuu Kano, the genius programmer behind the Shooting Star, is willing to ..
The LEGO(R) MINDSTORMS(R) NXT 2.0 set offers hundreds of building elements, programming software, and powerful electronics that you can use to create amazing robots. But where do you begin? This eagerly awaited second edition of the bestselling Unofficial LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Inventor's Guide is your..
Includes Avalon, Solara and Lexus ES 300. Bolt by bolt, and shot by shot, Haynes tears down brand new cars to build a step-by-step procedure for maintaining and troubleshooting your vehicle. Its manuals cover routine maintenance; tune-up procedures; engine repair; cooling and heating; air conditioni..