How Are Projects Laid Out?

The projects in this book are intended to enhance your understanding of robots and robot-building techniques. The descriptions introduce you to the type of working robot or robotics research that inspired the project. The directions cover the things you need and the things you’ll do in great detail. By following them closely, you should be able to successfully complete the project as described. But the best way to learn something is to make it your own. So many of the projects go further, offering suggestions for adapting the project for different abilities and settings. They may also include ideas for extending the project to dive more deeply into the topic, or to increase the complexity for those looking for more ...

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