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Building Robots with LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT by David Astolfo, Guilio Ferrari, Mario Ferrari

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Chapter 12. Doing the Math

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Introduction

You may be surprised to find a chapter about mathematics in a book aimed at explaining building techniques. However, just as we can’t put programming aside totally, so too we cannot neglect an introduction to some basic mathematical techniques. As we’ve explained, robotics involves many different disciplines, and it’s almost impossible to design a robot without considering its programming issues together with the mechanical aspects. For this reason, some of the projects we are going to describe in this book include sample code, and we want to provide here the basic foundations for the math ...

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