Building Robot Drive Trains

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-10-02
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education TAB
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Author Biography

Dennis Clark has degrees in electrical engineering technology and computer science and is a graduate student in behavioral robotics at Colorado State University. Mr. Clark has authored a series of articles on behavioral robotics for the European hobbyist magazine Elektor.

Michael Owings is a freelance software developer. He lives and works in southern Louisiana.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Basics of Robot Locomotion

Chapter 2: Motor Types: An Overview

Chapter 3: Using DC Motors

Chapter 4: Using RC Servo Motors

Chapter 5: Using Stepper Motors

Chapter 6: Mounting Motors

Chapter 7: Motor Control 101, The Basics

Chapter 8: Motor Control 201--Closing the Loop with Feedback

Chapter 9: Electronics and Microcontroller Interfacing

Chapter 10: Wheels and Tank Tracks

Chapter 11: Locomotion for Multipods

Appendix A: Glossary

Appendix B: Tables, Formulae, and Constants

Appendix C: Resources


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