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Mastering Arduino by Jon Hoffman

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Creating a Robot

When I first started working with development boards like the Arduino, my initial goal was to build a robot. However, I had no idea where to start. I had so many questions, what is a good body style for the robot? What motors should I use? How do I power the robot? Do I need a separate power source for the motors? How does object avoidance work? This chapter is written to help answer a lot of these question for you and to show you that after reading the previous chapters in this book, you now have enough knowledge to design and build your own robot.

In this chapter, we will discuss:

  • How we can use what we learned in this book to create a fully-working robot
  • A range of additional tips and hints that will help you with your ...

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