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Practical 3D Printers: The Science and Art of 3D Printing by Brian Evans

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CHAPTER 8

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Mini Sumo Robot

We have used many different applications to create our 3D models in this book, but very few have such an intuitive graphical interface as our next application: Google SketchUp. In Chapter 4, we briefly looked at SketchUp for downloading and converting files found on Google’s 3D Warehouse for the purpose of 3D printing. Now we will properly use SketchUp to design a multipart robot platform that can be used for mini sumo robot competitions, as well as other nefarious means.

In this chapter, we will learn the following:

  • A little bit about mini sumo robots and how we can design a robot for competition
  • How to use Google ...

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