Chapter 3. Controlling Motors

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Motors will be your primary source of power. Your robots will use them to move around, lift loads, operate arms, grab objects, pump air, and perform any other task that requires power. There are different kinds of electric motors, all of them sharing the property of converting electrical energy into mechanical energy. In this chapter, we will survey different kinds of LEGO motors and will discuss how to use, mount, connect, and combine them.

Before entering the world of motors, we would like to introduce you to some basic concepts about electricity. You should be aware of a very important ...

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